Plan to move Maine DHHS office draws protests, possible lawsuit

Homeless advocates gathered Tuesday morning at the current DHHS building on Marginal Way in Portland to protest the state’s decision to move the agency’s Cumberland County offices to a proposed 82,600-square-foot building in South Portland near the Portland International Jetport.

"A lot of people who access these services get here by foot," said Jim Devine, one of the protesters. "The trip to South Portland is long, even by bus. It seems like an intentional effort to make services less accessible."[click here to read the full story on the Portland Press Herald website]