A roundup of legislative action — and inaction — from Tuesday.
Lawmakers left Augusta for the weekend earlier than expected on Thursday with less work to do, but key fights remaining to be settled.
The new fight, made public on Wednesday, was an unexpected hurdle to the Legislature’s already fraught special session.
Those who sit among the fundraising leaders in legislative races so far are mostly a mix of primary and swing-district hopefuls.
Maine legislators got some work done on Wednesday, but they still have more to do and left the State House on a sour note.
The Legislature was supposed to adjourn at midnight on Wednesday, but Democrats let the session stretch on in an arcane procedural fight that we try to explain.
This year’s primary elections feature some interesting face-offs, and not just in the governor’s race.
The Maine Ethics Commission will decide this morning whether to move forward with an investigation about whether Maine Republican Party Executive Director Jason Savage’s “Maine Examiner” website should have been subject to campaign finance laws.
In the Senate, Democrats are fighting among themselves more early on. In the House, some tantalizing general-election matchups have begun.
Candidates from across Maine are jumping into the race but face uncertainty about how Maine’s next elections will be conducted.