Many Democrats would like an independent gubernatorial candidate to drop out, fearing that she’ll hand the governor’s mansion to another Republican.
The governor wants the paralyzed Legislature to consider child welfare bills, tax conformity and a bill aimed at shielding elderly Mainers from municipal foreclosure.
It has been a quiet summer by LePage standards. That may change as we approach the 90-day mark before the election to replace him.
Good morning. We’re here to tell you on Monday that the Legislature didn’t return by Friday — the end of the week that they were once expected back — to finish outstanding work. It also doesn’t sound like the negotiations are going well. The key players at this point may be House Minority Leader Ken […]
Attorney General Janet Mills has raised the most money, businessman Shawn Moody has used lots of personal money and the two independents in the race have had to spend on different schedules.
Candidates aired ideas that included repealing an unmet education funding requirement, bolstering revenue sharing and tracking nonprofit contributions to communities in talks with municipal managers.
The Legislature is still fighting about taxpayer funding for campaigns. Here’s where that fight could impact candidates the most.
The governor chastised his own allies for agreeing to come back to Augusta. Now, he’s submitting his own long-shot bills.
Ranked-choice counting will begin today. Drama surrounds one race, but don’t expect a winner to be declared until next week.
Lawmakers look poised to come back to Augusta next week with many issues left unresolved for 2018.