Democrats in the Lewiston area raised more than $170,000 in the aftermath of uproar over Republican Les Gibson’s derogatory remarks about a Florida school shooting survivor. But now he has left the race and the Democrat running for the seat does not want the money.
Maine’s Republican U.S. Senate primary took a nasty turn over the weekend — just as it’s unclear whether or not there will be a primary.
Attorney General Janet Mills looked like the frontrunner as most of the Democratic field raced to the left to define themselves before a primary audience.
A bill to make sure Maine’s Clean Elections System has enough money for this year’s elections is making its way through the Legislature.
The Senate president said he’s now “looking at the field to determine which one of these folks is most committed to working with the Legislature.”
The Legislature’s watchdog committee may take on two new investigations on Friday, adding to their ambitious probe of Maine’s child welfare system.
The Republican governor wants to make Maine a “right to work” state and make certain non-citizens ineligible for welfare benefits, but those proposals most likely aren’t going anywhere.
Data from the Maine Department of Corrections contradicts Gov. Paul LePage’s argument that Downeast Correctional Facility is more expensive to run than any other prison facility in Maine.
A Poliquin adviser says he’s leasing an apartment attached to his family’s former home, which has been a campaign issue for the congressman in the past.
Good morning from Augusta, where lawmakers are supposed to adjourn in less than a month, but not before they settle a looming conflict over a benignly titled “tax conformity” bill rolled out officially last week by Gov. Paul LePage. We got an initial look at the Republican governor’s proposal — which would cost $88 million […]