Maine Labor Mural Back On Display After Governor Removed It

Nearly two years after Maine Gov. Paul LePage took down a mural depicting the state’s labor history, the artwork is back on display in an entryway that leads to the Maine State Museum, Maine State Library and Maine State Archives, the Associated Press reported Monday.

LePage ordered the mural, which hung in the state’s Department of Labor, removed because the governor claimed it was too pro-labor.

Here’s an image of the mural:

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