Articles by Eric Russell

 
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House speaker tells Democrats to put aside ‘political games’ on veto

By Eric Russell on April 20, 2012, at 5:59 p.m.

Budget committee resumes work next week — will bipartisanship continue?

By Eric Russell on April 20, 2012, at 5:28 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Hans Bruns

Did the state violate the Constitution by kicking Aroostook County man off MaineCare?

By Eric Russell on April 19, 2012, at 1:22 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage speaks in Waterville in September 2010.

Fight over LePage’s line-item vetoes not over

By Eric Russell on April 18, 2012, at 7:10 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

Republicans say they won’t reconvene to vote on LePage’s line-item vetoes

By Eric Russell on April 17, 2012, at 7:40 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage speaks in Bangor in April 2012.

Legislature faces decision this week on LePage’s line-item vetoes

By Eric Russell on April 17, 2012, at 5:19 a.m.
POLL QUESTION
Gov. Paul LePage speaks in Rockland in March 2012.

LePage uses line-item veto on general assistance budget item, Legislature may be forced to reconvene

By Eric Russell on April 14, 2012, at 1:04 p.m.

Legislature defers action on controversial ‘takings’ bill before recess

By Eric Russell on April 14, 2012, at 12:02 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage’s top energy bill dies after House and Senate fail to reach agreement

By Eric Russell on April 14, 2012, at 11:33 a.m.

Senate joins House to approve workers compensation overhaul

By Eric Russell on April 13, 2012, at 10:06 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

State budget wins final passage, goes to LePage’s desk

By Eric Russell on April 13, 2012, at 7:24 p.m.

Special appropriations table holds fate of bills that have financial impact

By Eric Russell on April 13, 2012, at 3:38 p.m.
POLL QUESTION

Bill aimed at teen drivers wins Maine Legislature’s approval

By Eric Russell on April 13, 2012, at 3:22 p.m.
CAPITOL INCITE

Snowe’s former campaign manager now leading AG Schneider’s Senate bid

on April 13, 2012, at 12:05 p.m.

House goes against Senate vote on LePage energy bill

By Eric Russell on April 13, 2012, at 11:50 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

Legislature gives initial approval to supplemental budget; LePage says he won’t sign

By Eric Russell on April 12, 2012, at 8:44 p.m.

Maine Senate passes renewable power bill

By Eric Russell on April 12, 2012, at 6:18 p.m.

Maine House passes workers’ compensation overhaul

By Eric Russell on April 12, 2012, at 5:10 p.m.
CAPITOL INCITE
Gov. Paul LePage speaks in Rockland in March 2012.

LePage says he won’t sign supplemental budget that was approved by Appropriations Committee

on April 12, 2012, at 3:27 p.m.
CAPITOL INCITE

Late request to add 100 slots for Passamaquoddy Tribe under consideration by legislature

on April 12, 2012, at 12:46 p.m.