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Maine's panel on campaign finance and ethics unanimously voted Thursday to expand its investigation into a failed 2011 campaign to bring a casino to downtown Lewiston.
Republicans on the Legislature's budget-writing Appropriations Committee on Thursday defended a controversial no-bid $1 million contract with a Rhode Island company to study and issue an analysis on Maine's welfare programs.
AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today honored more than three dozen State employees whose commitment and attitude are improving the service State government is providing to Mainers.
Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday held a lunch meeting with more than 20 students from a Bowdoin College class on Maine politics and discussed, among other things, how to keep young people in the state.
The former chief justice for Maine's high court told lawmakers Tuesday a bill they passed to resolve safety and funding problems at the state-run Riverview Psychiatric Center did not work.
Gov. Paul LePage's refusal to submit a budget revision bill this fiscal year has spurred Democrats in the Legislature to take the lead in crafting a supplemental budget, something that hasn't happened in Maine in recent memory.
Should Maine's forest rangers be allowed to carry guns? The Legislature and the Governor will have to decide.
AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, Governor Paul R. LePage pledged the Administration's support to Lincoln Paper and Tissue workers.
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Here we go again. Senate President Justin Alfond, who was born into wealth, last week put on his war paint to gin up yet another attack on those who want to protect the overburdened Maine taxpayer.
Education reformers often say that you can't improve student outcomes by simply spending more money on education, but an exhaustive study delivered this week to the Legislature's Education Committee suggested Maine needs to spend at least $327 million more per year on public schools.
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud greets supporters at a Labor Day event held by the Eastern Maine Labor Council in 2010.
A panel created last spring by Gov. Paul LePage returned its recommendations Tuesday to report that the state employment claims and appeals officer "show no direct or intentional bias" against employees who file claims nor employers who fight those claims.
Alanna Durkin, who has covered health care reform, wind energy policy and state politics, has been hired as The Associated Press reporter based in the Maine State House.
Yesterday, Gov. Paul LePage's office issued a news release to announce that Ntension, a Hermon-based manufacturer of tension-fabric structures, was expanding its space and workforce.