A bill left unfinished by the Legislature earlier this year could prevent the Maine Ethics Commission from dispersing clean election funds to candidates after July 1.
Independents hold a crucial gap between the parties in the Maine House of Representatives, but it’s hard to use it to change outcomes while respecting individual differences.
In Maine’s race to implement ranked-choice voting, a courier has been hired, rules are coming and the secretary of state is going on the road.
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.
It’s deadline day for Maine’s plan to expand Medicaid — but it’s probably not coming.
Gov. Paul LePage’s reluctance or refusal to send department heads to answer questions for legislative committees continues.
Five candidates have qualified for gubernatorial primary races with more to come before the Thursday deadline, but other deadlines remain.
It now feels like the 2018 campaign to is taking off in earnest, with two Democrats leaving the race since Friday and a Republican debate tonight in Waterville.
Many of the leading gubernatorial candidates appeared Wednesday evening during a debate in Portland that centered on public infrastructure challenges. It was an early look at the slate of candidates in what promises to be an intense and bruising primary.
Gov. Paul LePage has taught us that money isn’t everything early in primaries. However, a new round of filings tells us a lot about hopefuls’ positions in their field.