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Rep. Mark Dion

Maine House passes bill to add drug agents but LePage threatens veto

By Scott Thistle on April 09, 2014, at 6:29 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Bills to give residents of Unorganized Territory more say in wind deals are dead

on April 09, 2014, at 5:01 p.m.
Two bills that would have given residents of Maine’s Unorganized Territory more say in wind development deals suffered the most unceremonious of legislative fates last week — death between the chambers.
Rep. Peggy Rotundo

Fix for Maine’s Medicaid waitlist unlikely to sway opposition to program expansion

By Scott Thistle on April 09, 2014, at 4:17 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage vetoes Medicaid expansion, calls the effort ‘ruinous’ for Maine’s future

By Mario Moretto on April 09, 2014, at 4:01 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Robert Pelletier's home on Long Lake.

Sen. Troy Jackson bill sought to help Aroostook County man avoid fines for lakefront clearing development

By Naomi Schalit and John Christie, Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting on April 09, 2014, at 12:14 p.m.
Rep. Sara Gideon, D-Freeport

Deal in the works to win LePage’s support for drug that can stop heroin overdose

By Mario Moretto on April 09, 2014, at 11:54 a.m.
SUSAN DENCH

Gay marriage proponents, intolerant toward those who disagree, are squandering their progress

on April 09, 2014, at 11:32 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage veto of Medicaid expansion likely today

By Mario Moretto on April 09, 2014, at 10:53 a.m.

Woods names Mentzinger campaign manager

on April 09, 2014, at 10:13 a.m.
Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton speaks to members of the World Affairs Council in Portland, Oregon April 8, 2014.

Hillary Clinton not running (yet), but groups use her name to raise money

By Andy Sullivan, Reuters on April 09, 2014, at 8:10 a.m.
MIKE TIPPING

How the Koch brothers are killing Medicaid expansion in Maine

on April 09, 2014, at 6:24 a.m.
Senator Roger Katz, R-Augusta

At State House, burst of pre-dawn votes bridges $30M deficit — but will LePage agree?

By Christopher Cousins on April 09, 2014, at 4:57 a.m.
The bipartisan plan early Wednesday morning would cut waiting lists for people with developmental disabilities and possibly save nursing homes.