Tag Archives: Sara Gideon

Former cop makes new push to repeal Maine’s legal marijuana law

The new fight, made public on Wednesday, was an unexpected hurdle to the Legislature’s already fraught special session.

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.

Maine legislative budget panel to meet, but with no clear sign that feud has ended

The Legislature’s budget-writing committee has set a time to go over unfinished work on Wednesday. What isn’t set is a deal.

Maine independents strive for State House relevance

Independents hold a crucial gap between the parties in the Maine House of Representatives, but it’s hard to use it to change outcomes while respecting individual differences.

Foes up pressure on Moody in GOP race to succeed LePage

The two legislators in the field are looking to drag down front-runner Shawn Moody, but Mary Mayhew seems content to let them fight.

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.

Beyond the rhetoric: The reasons why House Republicans forced adjournment

The Maine Legislature adjourned for the year on Wednesday without getting a lot of work done. Now, House Republicans are casting doubt on whether they will agree to return in a Medicaid expansion fight.

An ‘issue’ ad featuring Lucas St. Clair sure looks like campaign material

The Democratic 2nd Congressional district candidate says he isn’t involved with a new group running ads that mention him, but it is tied to his family’s crusade to establish a North Woods national monument.