All posts by Mario Moretto

Mario Moretto

About Mario Moretto

Mario Moretto has been a Maine journalist, in print and online publications, since 2009. He joined the Bangor Daily News in 2012, first as a general assignment reporter in his native Hancock County and, now, in the State House.

Susan Collins says these 4 things are breaking Congress


Happy Friday from Augusta. This morning, U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, Maine’s Republican congressman from the 2nd District, is touring the New Balance shoe factory in Norridgewock. New Balance was a favorite example of Maine manufacturing for Poliquin’s predecessor, Democrat Mike Michaud. The two are worlds apart on many policy issues, but Poliquin has picked up […]

Proposed ban would keep powdered alcohol off the shelves in Maine

Good morning from Augusta, where lawmakers will hear public testimony on a slew of bills related to the struggling University of Maine System, which expects this year to dip into its reserves for $8.8 million to balance the books at six of its seven universities. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have floated bills […]