Tag Archives: Mike Thibodeau

Maine lawmakers are quietly voting on whether to return to work next week

Lawmakers look poised to come back to Augusta next week with many issues left unresolved for 2018.

Expect lots of love for LePage and a tense afternoon at this year’s Maine GOP convention

The Maine Republican Party’s state convention may begin with a tense tribute on Friday before candidates wrangle on-stage tomorrow.

Maine lawmakers are coming back, but with no plan to finish their work

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.

What you missed while Maine lawmakers were squabbling

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 […]

Maine lawmakers have backed themselves into a corner on tax conformity, Medicaid expansion

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 seven questions that stand between Maine and ranked-choice voting

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.

New report on Maine’s fiscal state could renew old fights over social service spending

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.