What’s keeping Maine lawmakers from finishing their work

Good morning. We’re here to tell you on Monday that the Legislature didn’t return by Friday — the end of the week that they were once expected back — to finish outstanding work. It also doesn’t sound like the negotiations are going well. The key players at this point may be House Minority Leader Ken […]

LePage: Legislative stalemate stalls child welfare reforms

The Republican governor wants to wait for the Legislature to finish other business before introducing long-awaited reforms. When the Legislature will finish is still an open question.

Candidates take diverse paths in cash race to succeed LePage

Attorney General Janet Mills has raised the most money, businessman Shawn Moody has used lots of personal money and the two independents in the race have had to spend on different schedules.

LePage, Gideon trade barbs as gridlocked Legislature’s return date remains uncertain

Democrats and Republicans in the Maine House of Representatives haven’t reached a deal on two key issues. There’s still fighting about why the Legislature is still working.

An early look at the big changes Maine candidates for governor would try to make

Candidates aired ideas that included repealing an unmet education funding requirement, bolstering revenue sharing and tracking nonprofit contributions to communities in talks with municipal managers.

The money race in Maine’s 2nd District is heating up, but Poliquin has a huge head start

Maine’s more conservative congressional district is again being seen as a potential swing seat. The Democratic challenger must do a lot of work to flip it.

Despite protests, poll shows Trump’s approval rating holds steady in Maine

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be in Portland today. He’ll face protesters who embody Maine’s near-equal political split on his boss.