More than a tenth of Maine’s total property value is exempt from taxes, but that hasn’t changed meaningfully in the past decade as Gov. Paul LePage declares the issue his top priority for 2018.
Making a rare pitch to a legislative panel, the governor said it’s “unconscionable” for towns to take homes from seniors. But Democrats used the opportunity to press him on other issues.
The cultural practice violates federal law and virtually nobody wants it to happen. But it’s hard to separate the debate from immigration and Islamophobia.
Mainers seem to have made their minds up about Gov. Paul LePage. He’s still one of the nation’s least popular governors and is lagging his more moderate Republican neighbors.
Many of the leading gubernatorial candidates appeared Wednesday evening during a debate in Portland that centered on public infrastructure challenges. It was an early look at the slate of candidates in what promises to be an intense and bruising primary.
Maine is divided on President Donald Trump and reactions to his winding State of the Union speech from the state’s congressional delegation were predictably muddled.
Waterville Mayor Nick Isgro’s mix of stances may play well to Maine Republicans, but he’s trying to get gubernatorial candidates to adopt them instead of joining them himself.
The Democrat’s campaign has more debt than money raised, raising lots of questions about her priorities.
Good morning from Augusta. A key official in the Maine Republican Party has been linked by the Sun Journal to an anonymous “news” website, which may add fuel to Democrats’ Tuesday call for an ethics investigation. The Maine Examiner gained attention after it targeted Lewiston mayoral candidate Ben Chin, a progressive activist who lost a […]
Max Linn has a colorful and controversial past across the political spectrum. Now, he says he’s running as a President Donald Trump-aligned U.S. Senate candidate in Maine.