Maine Legislature Archive

Committee flips to oppose Maine national popular vote bill in bipartisan vote

AUGUSTA – In a rare turn of events in the Maine Legislature, two Democratic lawmakers have

New bill emerges to raise Maine’s gas tax nearly 25% as carbon tax bill falters

AUGUSTA – Mainers who thought their battle to stop gas prices from rising ended last week

Maine Carbon Tax bill is all but dead after public hearing

AUGUSTA – The proposal to impose a new tax on gas and home heating fuel faced

Sen. Troy Jackson blocks sponsors of overtime tax cut bill

AUGUSTA – All Rep. Chad Grignon of Athens wanted was for what is called an “open

Pine Tree Primer: Janet Mills’ proposed spending increases by department

AUGUSTA – Now that Governor Janet Mills has rolled out her state budget proposal to the

Bill would give away Maine’s electoral college votes to winner of national popular vote

AUGUSTA – In an attempt to circumvent the electoral college, a group of liberal lawmakers, led

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

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

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