Two new Republican candidates bode well for their party’s chances to retain two seats, but their battle to retain the Maine Senate in 2018 will still be difficult.
Progressives are looking to Maine’s vote as a hopeful sign for the Affordable Care Act, but the expansion debate may stretch into the next governor’s tenure.
Maine voters decided overwhelmingly in favor of Medicaid expansion — among other things — but the governor says he won’t implement it unless the Legislature meets difficult-to-meet criteria.
Supporters of ranked-choice voting will be back at the polls on Election Day as part a signature drive aimed at repealing a law that could kill the system before it begins in Maine.
We don’t know what the recommended fines are, but they could be in the millions and be destined for a court challenge.
Good morning from Augusta, where we may learn a lot more about the backers of the York County casino initiative during what looks like will be a marathon 9 a.m. hearing before the Maine Ethics Commission. The ethics panel may reach a decision on penalizing the proponents of Question 1 on the 2017 ballot on […]
Eight days before Election Day, the Maine Ethics Commission’s investigation into backers of the York County casino campaign threatens to affect the race.
Gov. Paul LePage and Maine Senate Minority Leader Troy Jackson have warred before, but LePage agreed to an Aroostook County meeting after vetoing one of the Democrat’s bills.
The senator toed the party line with her opposition to a new arbitration rule, even though she helped create the agency that backs it.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins ends months of guessing and anticipation by announcing her decision on whether to run for governor in 2018.