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.
New political intrigue awaits the Maine Legislature as lawmakers prepare to return for a special session on Oct. 23.
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.
As U.S. Sen. Susan Collins decides whether or not she’ll run for governor in 2018, we remember Hannibal Hamlin, the last Mainer to go from the Senate to the governorship.
U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree and Sen. Angus King want them banned, while Sen. Susan Collins and Rep. Bruce Poliquin are open to discussing a ban.
Her decision is expected during the Senate’s Columbus Day recess and some of the Republican’s colleagues don’t want her to go.
The governor has lots of authority to fire sheriffs under Maine law, but it’s unclear what that process would look like.