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By J.W. Oliver Governor Paul LePage visited Damariscotta June 12 for a lunchtime speech about elder abuse awareness to a capacity crowd at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center.
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Last week Gov. Paul LePage signed a bill to pave the way for Maine to cover its $183.5 million tab to 39 hospitals for services provided over the years to patients enrolled in the state's Medicaid program.
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House Republicans are under intensifying pressure to pass an online sales tax measure from leading GOP governors who have promised to use the revenue it would unleash to cut taxes elsewhere.
The governor wants to support a UMaine offshore wind pilot project over that of a Norwegian company, but a sponsor says failure to pass the bill would undermine other energy initiatives as well.
AUGUSTA Gov. Paul LePage 's administration will no longer comment in stories published by the Portland Press Herald, Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel, his spokeswoman said Tuesday.
More than 100 bills passed this session by the Legislature languish in a limbo created by uncertainty about whether they can be funded.
Maine Reps. David Webster, D-Freeport, and Margaret Rotundo, D-Lewiston, pore over documents during a work session at the legislature's Appropriations Committee at the State House in Augusta, Maine, on Monday, June 6, 2011.
Maine has joined Connecticut in requiring labels on genetically modified food, but more states must do the same for the laws to take effect.
Governor LePage vetoed two bills on Monday, including one that would have expanded medicaid coverage to nearly 70,000 Mainers.
The Maine House on Monday turned back a pair of Republican-backed bills that sought to add new restrictions to the state's primary welfare cash assistance program.
AUGUSTA Gov. Paul LePage said last week that a state government shutdown would be less painful than adopting the Legislature's bipartisan budget compromise.
Maine lawmakers began the final days of the 2013 session by pushing through a slew of bills Monday while they await Republican Gov. Paul LePage 's decision on the state's budget and a proposal to expand health care coverage.
Gov Paul LePage tees off Monday during the eighth annual Marlee Johnston Golf Tournament at the Belgrade Lakes Golf Club.
A pair of Democratic-backed adjustments to Republicans' 2011 health-care reform law initially passed in the Maine House of Representatives on Monday.
AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has signed a proclamation celebrating Small Business Week in Maine the week of June 17. To recognize the week-long celebration of the important role small businesses play in Maine's economy and employment, commissioners from several state departments will take time out of their schedules to visit with ... (more)
The Legislature's approval of the state budget, Medicaid expansion and a plan to pay the hospitals' debt have been getting most of the attention, but lawmakers have quietly passed scores of bills outside of state finances throughout the 2013 session that will affect people's lives.