Maine Democrats will debate adding support for a universal health care program to their platform as they chart a path out of the difficult era of Gov. Paul LePage.
The Maine Democratic Party will hold its convention in Lewiston this weekend and it’ll take two days to get through all the candidates.
A poll from the Bangor Daily News was hanging over a day of debates and the fields treated the front-runners — Republican Shawn Moody and Democrat Janet Mills — accordingly.
There are clear front-runners in the governor’s race, but there is also a lot of time and room for the election to move.
The Maine Legislature adjourned for the year on Wednesday without getting a lot of work done. Now, House Republicans are casting doubt on whether they will agree to return in a Medicaid expansion fight.
The Democratic 2nd Congressional district candidate says he isn’t involved with a new group running ads that mention him, but it is tied to his family’s crusade to establish a North Woods national monument.
Lawmakers will have 20 votes to consider when they return to Augusta tomorrow and Democrats want to stick around longer.
Democrats and House Republicans may not see expansion and conformity, respectively, as issues worth sticking around for at this point in the legislative session.
The bill’s Democratic sponsor has amended a so-called “red flag” bill in a bid to win more support, but a top Maine gun-rights group said it’s too late in the legislative session to make such a big change.
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.