Ranked-choice counting will begin today. Drama surrounds one race, but don’t expect a winner to be declared until next week.
Lawmakers look poised to come back to Augusta next week with many issues left unresolved for 2018.
The Maine Republican Party’s state convention may begin with a tense tribute on Friday before candidates wrangle on-stage tomorrow.
The Legislature is coming back next week to handle vetoes from Gov. Paul LePage. When they’ll tackle the rest of their business is so far unsettled.
Good morning from Augusta, where everyone is tired and cranky after a contentious three days at the State House. We’ll catch up on a few items that might have been overshadowed by the uproar on the House floor. LePage asks legislators to ‘address student debt!’ Tempers continued to simmer about unfinished business at the State […]
There is no sign of a deal on tax conformity and Medicaid expansion and it may send the Legislature home today.
Democrats and House Republicans may not see expansion and conformity, respectively, as issues worth sticking around for at this point in the legislative session.
Maine’s high court may soon get the chance to strike down ranked-choice voting’s use in the June election while the secretary of state gets it ready for implementation.
A deep and weedy annual report on state government’s fiscal health claims some continuing points of contention within the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.
It’s deadline day for Maine’s plan to expand Medicaid — but it’s probably not coming.