Maine lawmakers may end up making it harder to get referendum questions on the ballot. They have to make a bigger deal first.
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.
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.
There will be hand-shaking and door-knocking ahead of Maine’s big primaries on Monday.
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.
Maine legislators got some work done on Wednesday, but they still have more to do and left the State House on a sour note.
U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree shouldn’t fret yet, but ranked-choice voting could give an independent a shot at knocking her off.
The Legislature’s budget-writing committee has set a time to go over unfinished work on Wednesday. What isn’t set is a deal.
The state is telling school districts not to worry if the Legislature doesn’t return to Augusta to approve a perennial bill releasing funding.
The Maine Democratic Party will hold its convention in Lewiston this weekend and it’ll take two days to get through all the candidates.