With instances of elder abuse on the rise as the population ages, the Department of Justice announced Thursday an historic sweep of perpetrators. Meanwhile, the fight continues in Maine.
It’s unclear whether the Legislature can undo the latest move in the inter-branch power struggle and Washington County’s top lawmaker is trying to defuse the conflict.
Many of the leading gubernatorial candidates appeared Wednesday evening during a debate in Portland that centered on public infrastructure challenges. It was an early look at the slate of candidates in what promises to be an intense and bruising primary.
Maine is divided on President Donald Trump and reactions to his winding State of the Union speech from the state’s congressional delegation were predictably muddled.
Gov. Paul LePage has taught us that money isn’t everything early in primaries. However, a new round of filings tells us a lot about hopefuls’ positions in their field.
Activists are up in arms over a bill that would bar petitioners from polling places and a massive crowd is expected at a hearing on the Legislature’s first day of 2018 tomorrow.
House Republicans say a health care change pushed by U.S. Sen. Susan Collins won’t pass without anti-abortion language and a key legislator wants to conform Maine’s tax code to upcoming federal changes.
Maine’s economy is going, but it’s slower than last year and the results of recent referendums are adding to uncertainty.
Three of Maine’s four statewide ballot questions look like they’re leading in a new poll, but referendums have a way of tightening.
The Republican from Maine is the fourth-most popular senator in the nation, but Morning Consult found that her approval has cratered within her own party.