Maine Legislature Archive

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

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

Nine Democrats sponsor taxpayer funded abortions to kick off new Maine Legislative session

AUGUSTA – One of the first bills introduced into the new Democrat controlled Maine Legislature is

Gideon appoints self-described Portland ‘socialist’ to lead Maine Legislature’s Labor Committee

AUGUSTA – After splitting Maine’s Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development committee in two, Maine House

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

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,

List: Did your Maine Representative Vote Not To Make FGM Illegal?

Did your legislator vote against making Female Genital Mutilation a crime? It’s one of the most

Op-ed: Common Sense: Not Dead Yet

This is a Maine Examiner contributor opinion piece. Examples of mindlessness these days are so numerous

LePage Releases Eye Popping Data Explaining Property Tax Problem In Maine

AUGUSTA – In his weekly address, Governor Paul LePage released data he says explains why Maine’s

Maine GOP: Democrats Threatening To ‘Sue Maine Into Bankruptcy’ For Medicaid Expansion

AUGUSTA – Responding to statements made by Democrat lawmakers last week threatening to file a lawsuit

Is Maine In “Emergency” Need Of More Abortions? Some People Think So

AUGUSTA – Some Maine lawmakers are scratching their heads over the introduction of an “emergency” proposal

Proposed Excise Tax Bill Would Cut Maine’s Tax On New Car Purchases

AUGUSTA – Who pays the full manufacturer’s list price for a new car or truck? Pretty

Bangor Lawmakers Collected Nearly $40k In Expense Reimbursements In 2017 Fiscal Year

AUGUSTA – One of the lesser known factors of serving as a legislator in Augusta is

Rep. Gattine says Governor on hook to pay for Medicaid expansion he opposed

PORTLAND – The Portland Press Herald, the flagship newspaper of the Maine Today Media group, reported

Lawmakers propose 20 percent Maine marijuana sales tax

Lawmakers tasked with the job of implementing the legalization of recreational marijuana sales have proposed a

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