There was a lot to look at in the speech, from legacy-building to the governor’s shaky war history.
But the Republican president has all but issued a veto threat on the proposal, which is narrower than the one many conservatives want.
The abrupt move from the governor coming during a legislative battle to keep the Machiasport prison open indefinitely.
Maine is set for a ranked-choice primary in June, but lawmakers will have to find a way to pay for it and deal with lingering constitutional issues.
Maine is divided on President Donald Trump and reactions to his winding State of the Union speech from the state’s congressional delegation were predictably muddled.
Waterville Mayor Nick Isgro’s mix of stances may play well to Maine Republicans, but he’s trying to get gubernatorial candidates to adopt them instead of joining them himself.
Max Linn has a colorful and controversial past across the political spectrum. Now, he says he’s running as a President Donald Trump-aligned U.S. Senate candidate in Maine.
But there’s no deal in sight as Acadia National Park starts a shutdown lighter than the one in 2013.
Maine’s congressional delegation is split on a month-long funding bill passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday as the Senate looks mired in a dispute over immigration.
Observers in both parties think it’s a good idea, but the Legislature has long been loathe to limit its responsibilities.