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.
Gov. Paul LePage’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services through the final months of his governorship will field questions from lawmakers during his confirmation hearing.
New political intrigue awaits the Maine Legislature as lawmakers prepare to return for a special session on Oct. 23.
Gov. Paul LePage became the latest elected official to criticize the people behind Question 1, which asks Maine voters to make it possible for a casino to be built in York County.
Republican Senate President Mike Thibodeau announced Tuesday morning that he is running for governor, setting up a June Republican primary that includes the Legislature’s top three Republicans, plus at least one other heavyweight.
In 2016, Maine voters endorsed switching to a ranked-choice voting system, but how it will be implemented remains in limbo. Legislators, who could not agree on a solution during their regular session earlier this year, will now try to come up with a fix in a special session starting Oct. 23.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins ends months of guessing and anticipation by announcing her decision on whether to run for governor in 2018.
The Republican senator hasn’t tipped her hand on a run, but while we’re waiting for her, a Democratic state senator has jumped in.
The president’s drop in support in Maine mirrors his drop in the rest of the country since January.
A state senator wants to strip the governor’s power to oust sheriffs, but it’s among a group of bills that will have a hard time passing next year.