The front-runner in the field is drawing criticism, but Democrats mostly agree on taxes while dividing on some of the specifics.
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.
Gov. Paul LePage’s reluctance or refusal to send department heads to answer questions for legislative committees continues.
We’re expecting an eight-way Democratic gubernatorial primary and a five-way Republican primary, which will test Maine’s new ranked-choice voting system.
The committee is headed into a big investigation of Maine’s child welfare system, but Beth Ashcroft has given lawmakers lots of time to find a replacement.
Five candidates have qualified for gubernatorial primary races with more to come before the Thursday deadline, but other deadlines remain.