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.
The Legislature passed a bill on Monday that could kill the voter-approved system, but supporters are planning a people’s veto effort.
As U.S. Sen. Susan Collins decides whether or not she’ll run for governor in 2018, we remember Hannibal Hamlin, the last Mainer to go from the Senate to the governorship.
Good morning from Augusta, where it’s already been a busy week for legislative Republicans looking for promotions in 2018. Assistant House Minority Leader Ellie Espling said she’s considering a Senate run. The term-limited Republican from New Gloucester said Monday that she has “more to offer,” but she has no timeframe to make a decision on […]
Good morning from Augusta, where Gov. Paul LePage is trying to get his Republican base to urge Maine’s senators to support the party’s latest Affordable Care Act repeal effort. He sent an email to supporters calling the latest bill ‘our last chance.’ The email, sent through the Maine Republican Party, also says that party leaders […]
Sen. Tom Saviello, R-Wilton, said Tuesday that he has not decided who he will endorse for governor in the 2018 election, but for now he’s helping raise campaign cash for Janet Mills, who is running as a Democrat. Saviello, who has been friends with Mills for more than 20 years, confirmed rumors that he and […]