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Maine News Archive

Insurance mandate for gun owners? Maine could be first under new proposal

AUGUSTA – Gun owners across Maine would be subject to a first in the nation and

New gun ban proposal coming to Maine Legislature in 2020

AUGUSTA – Rep. Victoria Morales (D – South Portland) is proposing a bill to ban so-called

Gov. Mills working on deal that will raise gas prices, Mainers need to speak out, says group

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills is negotiating a multi-state agreement that could sharply increase the cost

Ban on plastic straws will be considered by Maine lawmakers in 2020

AUGUSTA – When the Maine Legislature reconvenes in January for their second regular session, a bill

Janet Mills’ first “Climate Council” meeting criticized for lack of concern about workers and jobs

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills’ new Maine Climate Council is taking fire after the first meeting

Illegal Re-Entry: Border Patrol arrests man in Bangor who has been deported twice

BANGOR – On September 19, U.S. Border Patrol Agents from the Houlton Station arrested a Guatemalan

Trump Year Three – Maine’s unemployment rate just made history

AUGUSTA – Newly released numbers by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that in August Maine

Rep. Dick Pickett: Mainers should speak up against oil and gas tax increases from Democrats

Hello, this is Dick Pickett, the State Representative from Dixfield. Just last week, the Governor’s Energy

“Safeguards” or roadblocks to faster suicides? Lobbyists played both sides in Maine & Oregon legislation

PORTLAND, OR & AUGUSTA, ME – Government documents show that just five days before a national

Farmington: Four illegal immigrants from Brazil arrested by Border Patrol

FARMINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol says a report of suspicious activity near the local

Referendum to forbid non-citizen voting in Maine kicks off in Bangor

BANGOR – A group formed to make sure that the right to vote in Maine is

The curious high-risk case of Janet Mills’ Obamacare exchange decision

AUGUSTA – When Governor Janet Mills announced that she would host a forum on health care

Maine people’s veto organizers launch ‘Sign on 9/9’ final statewide push

AUGUSTA – Signature gatherers who are attempting to collect signatures for three people’s veto efforts currently

Tuell: Sloppy administration of Janet Mills led to failure of bonds, GOP will “get it right” on rural broadband

Hello, this is Representative Will Tuell of East Machias. I am not usually critical, but last

Maine tops ‘safest states’ rankings four years after removing major gun restriction

AUGUSTA – When Maine passed a “Constitutional Carry” law allowing Maine residents to carry a concealed

Gov. Janet Mills launches program giving away rebates to new electric car buyers

AUGUSTA – The week started with the Maine Legislature passing a bond bill to borrow money

In unprecedented defiance of lawmakers, Mills refuses to hand over nursing home funding bill

AUGUSTA – The state of play for a bill in the Maine State House appears to

Sen. Timberlake: Gov. Mills failed to negotiate on bonds, resorted to name calling

Last Monday, the Legislature held its one-day Special Session to consider four bond packages totaling $163

Maine State Rep: Guns should be banned because of white supremacy, hatred

SCARBOROUGH – A first term State Representative from Scarborough says guns should be banned and that

Maine House GOP Leader Kathleen Dillingham: Special Session should not be needed

Hello, this is Representative Kathleen Dillingham of Oxford, the Republican Leader of the Maine House. Since

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