Independents hold a crucial gap between the parties in the Maine House of Representatives, but it’s hard to use it to change outcomes while respecting individual differences.
The Legislature was supposed to adjourn at midnight on Wednesday, but Democrats let the session stretch on in an arcane procedural fight that we try to explain.
Gov. Paul LePage’s reluctance or refusal to send department heads to answer questions for legislative committees continues.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins supported Senate Republicans’ tax bill on Friday. By Sunday, she said her support on a final tax product is no sure thing.