Tag Archives: Brent Littlefield

Daily Brief: LePage preparing 20 budget bills; clean elections headed back to the ballot

Good morning, folks. We’re still in orientation mode at the State House.  The Legislature’s policy committees are ramping up to full speed this week with a long list of introductory and informational meetings scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. Despite the attention that the House and Senate garner when bills finally make their way there, the […]

LePage campaign drops $100,000 on mailers, prepares TV ad

Marking the likely start of late campaign spending from the GOP, Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s campaign on Monday afternoon reported spending about $100,000 for mailings to voters and another $4,120 for production of a TV ad. The spending comes as ads paid for by the Republican Governors Association attacking Democrat Mike Michaud — to the tune of about $593,543 — hit the airwaves. It bodes […]

LePage, Cutler campaigns say new polling data biased toward Michaud

New data from Public Policy Polling show Democrat Mike Michaud and Gov. Paul LePage within two percentage points of each other in the Maine gubernatorial election next year, 38 percent and 36 percent, respectively, while independent Eliot Cutler trails with 15 percent support. Ten percent were undecided. The polling firm, which the LePage and Cutler […]