Good morning from Augusta, where everyone is tired and cranky after a contentious three days at the State House. We’ll catch up on a few items that might have been overshadowed by the uproar on the House floor. LePage asks legislators to ‘address student debt!’ Tempers continued to simmer about unfinished business at the State […]
The Legislature was supposed to adjourn at midnight on Wednesday, but Democrats let the session stretch on in an arcane procedural fight that we try to explain.
There is no sign of a deal on tax conformity and Medicaid expansion and it may send the Legislature home today.
Maine’s high court may soon get the chance to strike down ranked-choice voting’s use in the June election while the secretary of state gets it ready for implementation.
Attorney General Janet Mills looked like the frontrunner as most of the Democratic field raced to the left to define themselves before a primary audience.
When one party or the other doesn’t get what it wants in the Maine Legislature, rare procedural maneuvers reign.
The Legislature is supposed to adjourn in two weeks. To be decided still is how Maine will vote in June, if lawmakers can make Medicaid expansion work and whether there will be a Republican primary to challenge U.S. Sen. Angus King.
It’s deadline day for Maine’s plan to expand Medicaid — but it’s probably not coming.
Gov. Paul LePage’s reluctance or refusal to send department heads to answer questions for legislative committees continues.
The fallout from Thursday’s development regarding ranked-choice voting in Maine is piling up.