Maine News Archive

Gorham Rep wants $150 million from state to build Portland convention center

AUGUSTA – State Representative Andrew McLean (D – Gorham) wants the state of Maine to borrow

Democrats propose quadrupling Maine’s bond debt in first month of new Legislature

AUGUSTA – Maine’s current general obligation bond debt is about $376 million, but Democrat lawmakers eager

Jared Golden cosponsors bill to pump millions of tax dollars into his own campaign coffers

WASHINGTON – Representatives Jared Golden and Chellie Pingree from Maine have both signed on as cosponsors

Is Maine anti-gun group scrubbing video of Mills’ nominee Sauschuck ahead of hearing?

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills’ nomination of former Portland Police Chief and gun control advocate Michael

Faulkingham introduces bill to amend Maine Constitution to ensure only U.S. Citizens vote in Maine elections

The proposal comes as the city of Portland considers granting non-citizens access to the ballot box

Ban hunting rifles? Brakey releases emails showing Maine lawmakers calling for gun ban

AUGUSTA – Former State Senator Eric Brakey, one of Maine’s strongest gun rights advocates, has released

Bill would allow non-prescription drugs to be sold from vending machines in Maine

AUGUSTA – A State Representative from Gorham wants to pass a law that would allow non-prescription

Democrat lawmakers propose $130 million in borrowing in first week of new Maine Legislature

AUGUSTA – In the first week of the new Maine Legislative session, Democratic lawmakers have proposed

On first day of Maine Legislature, taxpayer funded abortion bill advanced to committee

AUGUSTA – Democrats in the Maine House, led by Speaker Sara Gideon, wasted no time today

LePage writes “stolen election” on Golden’s ranked-choice election certification

AUGUSTA – Governor LePage registered his disapproval of the ranked-choice voting process one last time during

Strimling calls for non-citizen voting in Portland while highlighting Portland policies that went statewide

Portland – In a Facebook post highlighting policies that were put into effect in Portland before

Janet Mills snubs Trump as he meets with bipartisan group of newly elected Governors

Washington D.C. – President Donald Trump welcomed 13 newly elected Governors from across the nation to

Maine to decide on Local Option Sales Tax, policy groups say it hurts low-income people most

AUGUSTA – Whether you look at data from the left-leaning Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy

LA Study shows 80% of Medicaid expansion recipients not eligible

LOUISIANA – Louisiana’s legislative auditor has released data showing that more than 80% of the state’s

Maine’s surplus revenue equals over $850 per middle class family, but Janet Mills has made promises to spend it

AUGUSTA – With state revenue surging in the final months of Paul LePage’s time as Governor,

Maine Democrats choose Bangor defense attorney to succeed Mills as AG

AUGUSTA – Democrats in the Maine Legislature used four rounds of voting to winnow a field

Little known constitutional provision offers some protection from Maine ballot questions

AUGUSTA – Ask the average Mainer what a “competing measure” is when it comes to Maine’s

You won’t believe how long bald eagles have been using this nest in Maine

  AUGUSTA – A report from Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife biologists on the comeback of

Judge Throws Out Federal FGM/C Law, Contradicting Claims of Opponents to Maine FGM/C Proposal

Augusta – The common refrain from Maine Legislators who opposed passage of a state law to

LePage hammers Portland non-citizen voting proposal in weekly address

In his weekly radio address, Governor Paul LePage hammered Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling and Portand City

Non-Citizen Voting in Portland about to become a problem for all of Maine – here’s why

AUGUSTA – The proposal to allow non-citizens the ability to vote in Portland is almost certain

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