The fallout from Thursday’s development regarding ranked-choice voting in Maine is piling up.
Gov. Paul LePage lobbed an insult at a federal judge for allowing a lawsuit against President Donald Trump move forward.
Good morning from Augusta, where lawmakers are supposed to adjourn in less than a month, but not before they settle a looming conflict over a benignly titled “tax conformity” bill rolled out officially last week by Gov. Paul LePage. We got an initial look at the Republican governor’s proposal — which would cost $88 million […]
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.
Good morning from Augusta. Gov. Paul LePage was in Washington, D.C., to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in February and something he’s attributed as saying there is puzzling people who watch Maine’s forest industry closely. A summary of that meeting, also attended by New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant and his staff, cites the […]
The Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee will consider whether to direct its watchdog agency, the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability, to launch an investigation into the events leading up to a 10-year-old Stockton Springs girl’s alleged murder by her mother and stepfather.
But the solar bill still may need to survive Gov. Paul LePage’s veto pen, which has other bills in a tight spot.
The Senate president has called for an investigation into the state’s response to the death, but the attorney general is stressing caution during an open investigation.
It now feels like the 2018 campaign to is taking off in earnest, with two Democrats leaving the race since Friday and a Republican debate tonight in Waterville.
Supporters of ranked-choice voting in Maine have filed a lawsuit designed to guarantee the system is implemented in time for the June prmary, but not even RCV supporters can agree whether the lawsuit was necessary.