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.

Lawmakers tout new ‘revenge porn’ bill amid police probe into explicit posts

Good morning from Augusta on this third consecutive day of national politicians coming through Maine. It started with Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday and continued with Maryland Democratic Rep. John Sarbanes on Wednesday. Carly Fiorina, who visits Portland today, probably doesn’t want to be counted as a politician, though the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard is running […]

LePage’s opposition to federal conservation projects solidifies his long-held positions

Good morning from Augusta, where the news keeps on flowing. With August and vacation season behind us, it’ll only pick up from here.  On Monday, the resignation of Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia Aho garnered some attention, but it was Gov. Paul LePage’s letters to President Barack Obama and Maine’s congressional delegation in opposition […]