There was a lot to look at in the speech, from legacy-building to the governor’s shaky war history.
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.
The abrupt move from the governor coming during a legislative battle to keep the Machiasport prison open indefinitely.
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.
The Democrat’s campaign has more debt than money raised, raising lots of questions about her priorities.
Republicans would like to keep stalling the voter-approved law, while Democrats want to fund it with no apparent plan. It’s a standoff not likely to be broken in 2018.
A Democratic state senator’s bill to bar legislators from using political action committees for personal gain stalled amid a dispute with Senate President Mike Thibodeau, who wanted to investigate the use of public campaign money.
As reports of past sexual harassment by members of Congress intensify, the same is not the case at the Maine State House, where legislative leaders say no formal complaints have been filed.
The Legislature already had a lot to deal with during this week’s special session. Now they have to figure out why the governor pulled several nominations.
The top Republican in the Maine Legislature said Friday that he expects lawmakers to address marijuana legalization and ranked-choice voting in a special session demanded by Gov. Paul LePage that will likely be set for October’s end. The Republican governor notified the Legislature this week that he’d call them back after the federal government deemed a […]