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

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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 […]