As U.S. Sen. Susan Collins decides whether or not she’ll run for governor in 2018, we remember Hannibal Hamlin, the last Mainer to go from the Senate to the governorship.
U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree and Sen. Angus King want them banned, while Sen. Susan Collins and Rep. Bruce Poliquin are open to discussing a ban.
Their ire has been mostly directed at the Portland Press Herald, but tweeting at people like us might be a waste of time.
Her decision is expected during the Senate’s Columbus Day recess and some of the Republican’s colleagues don’t want her to go.
He and three other Republican governors will meet with the president for about an hour, but we don’t know what it’s about.
The governor has lots of authority to fire sheriffs under Maine law, but it’s unclear what that process would look like.
The governor blamed Maine’s senior senator for Anthem’s exit from the state’s Affordable Care Act marketplace, but that claim deserves some unpacking.
The senators’ opposition helped kill Senate Republicans’ latest bid to repeal the Affordable Care Act and the governor is on the warpath.
He told a Maine talk radio station that “we hope” it won’t kill the Graham-Cassidy bill. But it might.
But ‘more money’ may not mean more money, since it’s unclear how changes to Medicaid will impact Maine.