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Maine News Archive

Two gas tax increases, new toll booths across Maine could drive up costs for drivers in 2020

AUGUSTA – Efforts to purportedly boost funding for Maine’s roads after Gov. Janet Mills canceled road

Pine Tree Primer: The math of Janet Mills’ $63k Blaine House solar panel deal

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills held a celebration this week to unveil the new Blaine House

With nursing home funds on hold, Gov. Mills adds unauthorized “Diversity” manager at DHHS

AUGUSTA – There is no “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager” provided for in Maine’s newly passed

Republicans ramp up pressure on Janet Mills, Dems for nursing home funding

AUGUSTA – Citing more than $30 million in surplus revenue from the state’s most recent quarter

In tweet, Sara Gideon says campaign, not working as House Speaker, is her most important job

WASHINGTON D.C. – In a tweet from the Democrat Senatorial Campaign Committee, Maine House Speaker Sara

Sara Gideon sends a fundraising email, featuring a North Carolina graphic

Charlotte, NC – Money is both central to Speaker Sara Gideon’s political career and a major

Republicans highlight progress in equality & prosperity for Maine women as liberal group attacks

AUGUSTA – Recently the Maine Women’s Lobby, a left-wing non-profit that is supposed to be forbidden

Defending Janet Mills, Maine Dems argue tax cuts are “spending” but actual spending is not

AUGUSTA – Income tax cuts are now “spending” and new spending is now “tax relief” even

Rep. Jared Golden under fire in ads from RNC and others for supporting impeachment

AUGUSTA – Rep. Jared Golden is under fire again over the effort to impeach President Donald

Gov. Janet Mills won’t admit how much she increased state spending in radio interview

WATERVILLE – Never mind those articles you have read saying Governor Janet Mills’ new state budget

Maine is now suing President Trump over light bulbs

AUGUSTA – Maine’s political left is apparently not willing to settle for banning plastic bags, balloons

On Janet Mills’ gas tax, records show many more Mainers spoke out against agreement than for it

AUGUSTA – The final tally of the official public comments from Maine people to a new

New poll says ranked-choice voting is deeply unpopular

Asbury Park, NJ – A new poll from the national polling firm Rasmussen Reports says that

Ethan Strimling gets canceled by Portland voters

Portland – The initial results trickling in from Portland’s four-way mayoral election didn’t look good for

State commission says LePage era ended with boom in personal income

AUGUSTA – Maine’s Consensus Economic Forecasting Commission met last week to go over the final numbers

Janet Mills faces backlash for labeling gas tax opponents “trolls”

AUGUSTA – Last week Governor Janet Mills told Maine Public that people posting on social media

President Trump’s political army flexes muscle across Maine

BANGOR – A year ahead of the 2020 Presidential election, President Donald Trump’s political army is

Gov. Janet Mills labels opponents of gas tax increase “trolls”

AUGUSTA – In an interview with Maine Public, Governor Janet Mills called opponents of an increased

Senator Stacey Guerin receives government service award for small business advocacy

AUGUSTA – As a successful businesswoman, Senator Stacey Guerin has a keen eye for policies that

Portland Sea Dogs’ “Slugger” denies interest in running for Mayor

PORTLAND – Voters in Portland looking for an alternative to the current crop of candidates for

Opposition to Janet Mills’ gas tax scheme pours in to state coalition she’s negotiating deal with

AUGUSTA – Maine People Before Politics, a non-profit focused on protecting Maine taxpayers is urging “every