The Republican governor wants to make Maine a “right to work” state and make certain non-citizens ineligible for welfare benefits, but those proposals most likely aren’t going anywhere.
Data from the Maine Department of Corrections contradicts Gov. Paul LePage’s argument that Downeast Correctional Facility is more expensive to run than any other prison facility in Maine.
A Poliquin adviser says he’s leasing an apartment attached to his family’s former home, which has been a campaign issue for the congressman in the past.
Good morning from Augusta, where lawmakers are supposed to adjourn in less than a month, but not before they settle a looming conflict over a benignly titled “tax conformity” bill rolled out officially last week by Gov. Paul LePage. We got an initial look at the Republican governor’s proposal — which would cost $88 million […]
This year’s primary elections feature some interesting face-offs, and not just in the governor’s race.
We’re expecting an eight-way Democratic gubernatorial primary and a five-way Republican primary, which will test Maine’s new ranked-choice voting system.
Five candidates have qualified for gubernatorial primary races with more to come before the Thursday deadline, but other deadlines remain.
Good morning from Augusta. Gov. Paul LePage was in Washington, D.C., to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in February and something he’s attributed as saying there is puzzling people who watch Maine’s forest industry closely. A summary of that meeting, also attended by New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant and his staff, cites the […]
The Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee will consider whether to direct its watchdog agency, the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability, to launch an investigation into the events leading up to a 10-year-old Stockton Springs girl’s alleged murder by her mother and stepfather.
Sen. Tom Saviello, R-Wilton, is leading an inquiry into Maine’s forestry practices after mill owners who have criticized Gov. Paul LePage weren’t given their expected amount of wood from public lands.