He Said, She Said made its TV debut on WGME-Channel 13, the BDN’s media partners, on Sept. 18. Mike and Cynthia weighed in on Gov. Paul LePage’s education policies, especially his latest comment at the opening of the state’s first virtual charter school that his administration has “tried to embarrass the education system.”
Michael Cianchette was the chief counsel to Gov. Paul LePage from 2012-2013 and deputy counsel from 2011-2012. A Navy reservist, he was deployed to Afghanistan from 2013-2014 as a trainer and adviser to the Afghan National Police. He is an alumnus of the Leadership Maine program and holds a BA in economics and political science from Boston College along with a JD and an MBA from Suffolk University. He works as in-house counsel and financial manager for a number of affiliated companies in southern Maine.