The Senate president said he’s now “looking at the field to determine which one of these folks is most committed to working with the Legislature.”
The Legislature’s watchdog committee may take on two new investigations on Friday, adding to their ambitious probe of Maine’s child welfare system.
A Poliquin adviser says he’s leasing an apartment attached to his family’s former home, which has been a campaign issue for the congressman in the past.
Five candidates have qualified for gubernatorial primary races with more to come before the Thursday deadline, but other deadlines remain.
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.
Maine sheriffs came out in force against the plan, which surprised them when it was released in January. Now, it looks like fixing the jail system will be the task of another governor.
There’s an insider vs. outsider battle brewing in the Republican gubernatorial primary about the claim to the term-limited governor’s legacy.
The governor laid out a vision for the future, which also provides Republican candidates with sticks and carrots for the campaign to keep control of the Blaine House in GOP hands.