Tag Archives: Sawin Millett

Can Maine GOP keep special election winning streak alive?

Good morning from Augusta. The Legislature has plenty to do here, with 280 bills left to act on and just three weeks left in the scheduled session. But on Tuesday, many will have their attention on York County, where a special election will decide who will be the 35th member of the Maine Senate representing Biddeford, Kennebunkport, […]

LePage’s list of budget ‘shortfalls’ includes new spending proposals

The $119 million state budget shortfall identified by the LePage administration this week includes millions of dollars of new spending initiatives, some of which are repeats of proposals by the governor that were rejected last year by the Legislature. Though the dollar amounts associated with the items are small in comparison to the scope of […]