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.
Republicans would like to keep stalling the voter-approved law, while Democrats want to fund it with no apparent plan. It’s a standoff not likely to be broken in 2018.
Activists are up in arms over a bill that would bar petitioners from polling places and a massive crowd is expected at a hearing on the Legislature’s first day of 2018 tomorrow.
Good morning from Augusta, where there’s not much going on this week but Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap’s office is poised and ready to kick the 2018 election season into gear. Tomorrow. Most state offices, including Dunlap’s, remain closed today. We were going to check on when Boxing Day became a state holiday. But state […]
Maine’s economy is going, but it’s slower than last year and the results of recent referendums are adding to uncertainty.
Supporters of ranked-choice voting will be back at the polls on Election Day as part a signature drive aimed at repealing a law that could kill the system before it begins in Maine.
Three of Maine’s four statewide ballot questions look like they’re leading in a new poll, but referendums have a way of tightening.
The Legislature passed a bill on Monday that could kill the voter-approved system, but supporters are planning a people’s veto effort.
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.
The president’s drop in support in Maine mirrors his drop in the rest of the country since January.