Controversy over state senator Michael Willette’s history of racially charged and otherwise inflammatory posts about President Barack Obama and about Muslims reached a boiling point Wednesday as Democrats called for his resignation. Willette, a Presque Isle Republican, was revealed earlier this week to have shared a meme on Facebook that linked Obama to the terrorist […]
Good morning, Maine. The troubled state of Maine’s public system of higher education, Maine’s flagging bridge infrastructure and Gov. Paul LePage’s efforts to woo veterans to move here are the topics of the day in Augusta. Leaders from Maine’s besieged university and community college systems will address a joint session of the Legislature about the […]
Emily Cain’s campaign announced on Thursday that a group of Maine Republicans have come out in support of the Democratic state senator who is running to represent Maine’s 2nd Congressional District. For the most part, there are no huge surprises on the list, with a number of supporters coming from Cain’s hometown, Orono, and others […]
Luckily for politicians, there are myriad economic indicators that can easily be spun to fit the day’s narrative. Depending on who you listen to, Maine’s economy is booming, or it’s stagnant.