All posts by Christopher Cousins

Christopher Cousins

About Christopher Cousins

Christopher Cousins has worked as a journalist in Maine for 15 years and covered state government for numerous media organizations before joining the Bangor Daily News in 2009.

Rally outside State House today to oppose two abortion-related bills

Howdy from Augusta, where a group of activists and protesters is planning a mid-day rally to recognize National Women’s Health Week.  Representatives from the Maine Alliance for Reproductive Freedom, ACLU Maine, Equality Maine, Maine Women’s Lobby, Maine Family Planning, Mabel Wadsworth and Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights and a handful of […]

LePage vetoes 2 bills, resubmits them as part of his budget package

Two tax code proposals that Gov. Paul LePage vetoed recently have come back to lawmakers at the hand of the governor himself, raising questions about why LePage supports concepts now that he vetoed just a few weeks ago. The answer, according to his staff, is that he wants tax reform considered as a package, not piece-by-piece. However, considering a […]