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Democrats, Republicans agree to raid Maine Clean Election fund, but not on how much

The legislative session is expected to stretch on into late July after Democrats and Republicans pulled up just short of compromise on one of their last outstanding issues.

Special session costs mount as accord eludes Maine lawmakers

A legislative session that was set to end this week is in chaos, with spats over old and new bonds and a purported 11th-hour proposal from the governor to fund Medicaid expansion.

Biding our time before ranked ballots are counted and the Maine Legislature returns

The Democratic gubernatorial primary may soon be decided and the Legislature is coming back to Augusta, but not before talking more about a spending package.

Where to find Maine’s candidates on the eve of Election Day

There will be hand-shaking and door-knocking ahead of Maine’s big primaries on Monday.

Groups with little in common will unite to lobby Maine Legislature to return

More than 100 groups who don’t get together often will urge the Maine Legislature to return to Augusta. It shows how much lawmakers have left undone.

Why ranked-choice voting could come back to bite Democrats in November

U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree shouldn’t fret yet, but ranked-choice voting could give an independent a shot at knocking her off.

Maine legislative budget panel to meet, but with no clear sign that feud has ended

The Legislature’s budget-writing committee has set a time to go over unfinished work on Wednesday. What isn’t set is a deal.

What happens to state aid for Maine schools if legislators fail to get their act together

The state is telling school districts not to worry if the Legislature doesn’t return to Augusta to approve a perennial bill releasing funding.