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.
Democrat Doug Jones will shrink Republicans’ Senate majority after his upset win on Tuesday, making the Maine senator’s vote more valuable to Republicans.
Ben Chin has a chance to put Lewiston under firm Democratic control in Tuesday’s mayoral race. Shane Bouchard can continue a recent and partial Republican trend there.
The congressman from Maine’s 2nd District is among a group of Republicans calling for a “balanced approach” around an Obama-era immigration policy. A coalition led by the Maine Chamber of Commerce wants a solution, too.
The Maine senator is facing protests and challenges about how she has pitched the bill’s deficit impact, but she’s asking for more money to offset proposed health care changes.
A legislative panel will meet on Monday to discuss Maine’s slate of tax breaks with one key program for businesses on track to expire by next year’s end.
Progressives are looking to Maine’s vote as a hopeful sign for the Affordable Care Act, but the expansion debate may stretch into the next governor’s tenure.
We don’t know what the recommended fines are, but they could be in the millions and be destined for a court challenge.
Three of Maine’s four statewide ballot questions look like they’re leading in a new poll, but referendums have a way of tightening.
New political intrigue awaits the Maine Legislature as lawmakers prepare to return for a special session on Oct. 23.