With instances of elder abuse on the rise as the population ages, the Department of Justice announced Thursday an historic sweep of perpetrators. Meanwhile, the fight continues in Maine.
The Maine Ethics Commission will decide this morning whether to move forward with an investigation about whether Maine Republican Party Executive Director Jason Savage’s “Maine Examiner” website should have been subject to campaign finance laws.
Maine’s low-tech voting system is relatively well-insulated from hacking attempts, but the secretary of state says an online voter file could be vulnerable.
In the Senate, Democrats are fighting among themselves more early on. In the House, some tantalizing general-election matchups have begun.
Supporters of ranked-choice voting in Maine have filed a lawsuit designed to guarantee the system is implemented in time for the June prmary, but not even RCV supporters can agree whether the lawsuit was necessary.
There was a lot to look at in the speech, from legacy-building to the governor’s shaky war history.
But the Republican president has all but issued a veto threat on the proposal, which is narrower than the one many conservatives want.
The governor laid out a vision for the future, which also provides Republican candidates with sticks and carrots for the campaign to keep control of the Blaine House in GOP hands.
It’s Gov. Paul LePage’s final State of the State address tonight and the Daily Brief is helping you get set for it.
It’s unclear whether the Legislature can undo the latest move in the inter-branch power struggle and Washington County’s top lawmaker is trying to defuse the conflict.