Maine’s congressional delegation is split on a month-long funding bill passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday as the Senate looks mired in a dispute over immigration.
Assistant House Majority Leader Jared Golden says Democrats don’t intend to engage the governor on a funding battle around Medicaid expansion and that LePage can bet on a lawsuit if he doesn’t act.
Now, the Maine senator will push for health care changes in a separate spending bill. It’s unclear whether they can win in the House.
The congressman from Maine’s 2nd District is among a group of Republicans calling for a “balanced approach” around an Obama-era immigration policy. A coalition led by the Maine Chamber of Commerce wants a solution, too.
The Maine senator is proposing a slate of amendments to the Republican tax proposal whose fate may determine whether it gets her final vote.
Maine’s Republican senator isn’t the only one who has had to be wooed, but Senate Republicans look closer than ever to passing a key legislative achievement.
A legislative panel will meet on Monday to discuss Maine’s slate of tax breaks with one key program for businesses on track to expire by next year’s end.
Our Thanksgiving Eve political morsels include a former Portland mayor’s desire to go back to the Legislature and U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin new Green challenger.
The lawsuit filed earlier this year is headed toward a December hearing, but the LePage administration wants it dismissed.
The moderate Republican hasn’t said how she’ll vote on “moving target” tax reform, but she thinks linking it to a key piece of the Affordable Care Act is a bad idea.