Comments for: For Maine Democrats, welfare expansion, fishing trump sex trafficking

Posted Nov. 14, 2013, at 2:38 p.m.

Maine’s highest-ranking Democrat lawmakers made a decision on Halloween Eve that distills and crystallizes everything Mainers loathe about the partisan politics of Augusta. Liberal legislators, led by House Speaker Mark Eves and Senate President Justin Alfond, voted in lockstep to kill a bill that would have helped victims of the …

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