Lawmakers are moving swiftly toward proposing measures they think will strengthen protections for abused children, but not swiftly enough for some.
A bill left unfinished by the Legislature earlier this year could prevent the Maine Ethics Commission from dispersing clean election funds to candidates after July 1.
Three Democrats are collaborating against Attorney General Janet Mills in the gubernatorial race and one Republican wants to go it alone in ranked-choice voting.
Independents hold a crucial gap between the parties in the Maine House of Representatives, but it’s hard to use it to change outcomes while respecting individual differences.
There were mixed results for progressives at the Democratic state convention, where gubernatorial candidates also previewed a strategy against front-runner Janet Mills.
Maine Democrats will debate adding support for a universal health care program to their platform as they chart a path out of the difficult era of Gov. Paul LePage.
The state is telling school districts not to worry if the Legislature doesn’t return to Augusta to approve a perennial bill releasing funding.
The Maine Democratic Party will hold its convention in Lewiston this weekend and it’ll take two days to get through all the candidates.
The front-runner in the field is drawing criticism, but Democrats mostly agree on taxes while dividing on some of the specifics.
Lame-duck Gov. Paul LePage is hitting the campaign trail for a U.S. Senate candidate in Massachusetts.