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 […]
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.
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 Legislature is still fighting about taxpayer funding for campaigns. Here’s where that fight could impact candidates the most.
Those who sit among the fundraising leaders in legislative races so far are mostly a mix of primary and swing-district hopefuls.
The Legislature was supposed to adjourn at midnight on Wednesday, but Democrats let the session stretch on in an arcane procedural fight that we try to explain.
Many of the leading gubernatorial candidates appeared Wednesday evening during a debate in Portland that centered on public infrastructure challenges. It was an early look at the slate of candidates in what promises to be an intense and bruising primary.
Gov. Paul LePage has taught us that money isn’t everything early in primaries. However, a new round of filings tells us a lot about hopefuls’ positions in their field.
A state senator wants to strip the governor’s power to oust sheriffs, but it’s among a group of bills that will have a hard time passing next year.
Good morning from Augusta. All eyes are on Republicans’ Affordable Care Act repeal bill, with an undecided U.S. Sen. Susan Collins facing protesters today and a leaked federal government estimate contradicting others to say Maine could gain under it. Collins could face some protesters around a speech today in Portland. She is scheduled to make […]