Legislators are already jockeying for leadership positions in closely divided chambers that will rest on the outcomes of key 2018 campaigns.
It’s unclear whether Gov. Paul LePage will see it as a victory, but he got lawmakers to pass a bill that looked dead as lawmakers reflected on a session marked by division.
Lawmakers were given a way out of the impasse that has kept them out of Augusta for more than a month, but they may have to wrestle with a battery of child welfare reforms from Gov. Paul LePage.
Good morning. We’re here to tell you on Monday that the Legislature didn’t return by Friday — the end of the week that they were once expected back — to finish outstanding work. It also doesn’t sound like the negotiations are going well. The key players at this point may be House Minority Leader Ken […]
The Legislature is still fighting about taxpayer funding for campaigns. Here’s where that fight could impact candidates the most.
There is no sign of a deal on tax conformity and Medicaid expansion and it may send the Legislature home today.
A deep and weedy annual report on state government’s fiscal health claims some continuing points of contention within the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.
A dense, hour-long debate hosted by WGME and the Bangor Daily News showed differences between longtime and new Republicans and the lingering influence of Gov. Paul LePage over his party.
It’s unclear whether the Legislature can undo the latest move in the inter-branch power struggle and Washington County’s top lawmaker is trying to defuse the conflict.
The Democrat’s campaign has more debt than money raised, raising lots of questions about her priorities.