A Democratic super PAC has dumped nearly $500,000 into the governor’s race, the party’s nominee has replaced her campaign manager and an independent is hitting the road in an RV.
While Mainers age 50 and older are about as starkly divided on the rest of us about who to vote for, they agree on lots of policy outcomes.
Gov. Paul LePage wants the federal government to reject the state’s Medicaid expansion application. Advocates say it may not be able to and see other legal problems with the governor’s move.
A Maine teenager is a witness for Democrats in high court confirmation hearings and gubernatorial debates will begin next week as campaigns kick into high gear after Labor Day.
Lawmakers will have to deal with a call to investigate the House speaker and key areas of state policy when they return to Augusta on Thursday.
Maine and the nation are seeing a record number of women running for office and there are as many reasons as there are candidates.
Most of the governor’s proposed reforms are primed for passage, though lawmakers rejected bids to criminalize failure to make mandated reports and steer Maine away from a reunification policy.
That includes Democratic nominee Janet Mills, who said she won’t do ‘merely what is politically correct or expedient’ as governor.
A ruling from the Maine Supreme Judicial Court was a step forward for Medicaid expansion proponents, but the biggest questions in the case haven’t been answered yet.
There may be a lot for legislators to agree with the governor on, but potential sticking points are beginning to emerge.