Mario Moretto

Mario Moretto

State House Reporter

 
STATE & CAPITOL

Congressman brings legal weed tips from the other Portland

on Aug. 20, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
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Portland City Councilor Nick Mavodones announces his support for Ethan Strimling for mayor on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday. He was joined in his endorsement by (from left) City Councilor Jill Duson, and Portland School Board members Marnie Morionne, John Eder, Holly Seeliger and Chair Sarah Thompson.

Portland elected officials rip mayor, oppose his re-election

By Mario Moretto on Aug. 19, 2015, at 12:12 p.m.
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Ethan Strimling gets a hug from a supporter after announcing his candidacy for mayor in Portland on Tuesday. Strimling came in second last time around.

Ethan Strimling enters race for Portland mayor

By Mario Moretto on Aug. 18, 2015, at 12:01 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Angus King wants to teach Maine businesses about cybersecurity

on Aug. 18, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Angus King wants to teach Maine businesses about cybersecurity

on Aug. 18, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Arcade bar owner, MECA student join Portland mayoral race

on Aug. 17, 2015, at 4:32 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

With veto fight over, will strained relationships reset in Augusta?

on Aug. 07, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
POLL QUESTION
Gov. Paul LePage

Supreme court says LePage missed chance to veto bills

By Mario Moretto on Aug. 06, 2015, at 2:20 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Spate of heroin overdoses reignites political debate on fighting addiction

on Aug. 06, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
A study released Wednesday by University of New Hampshire researchers shows that Republican presidential candidates fare better in rural counties dominated by farming while Democrats perform better in counties, where recreation and residential amenities factor more heavily in the economy. In Maine, where no counties are classified as farm-dependent -- despite an increase in farms owned by people in their 30s, such as Terranian Farm in Troy -- Democratic presidential candidates have fared better in counties classified as rural-recreational.

Just how conservative are Maine’s rural voters?

By Mario Moretto on Aug. 06, 2015, at 5:32 a.m.
Mountain View Youth Development Center in Charleston

Falling youth detention rate sealed Mountain View’s fate

By Mario Moretto on Aug. 04, 2015, at 6:34 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Democrats to deliver ‘report card’ to Poliquin in Bangor

on Aug. 04, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci and former Maine Senator Emily Cain of Orono, the announced 2016 Democratic candidates for Maine's 2nd Congressional District.

5 things to watch as a Democratic primary unfolds in Maine’s 2nd District

By Mario Moretto on Aug. 03, 2015, at 7:56 p.m.
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A court official stands guard Friday morning as the Maine Supreme Judicial Court prepared to hear oral arguments in Portland from four teams of attorneys representing various branches of government in the case of 65 disputed vetoes.

High court justices grill both sides in LePage veto dispute

By Mario Moretto on July 31, 2015, at 1:21 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Supreme Court to hear arguments in disputed vetoes case this morning

on July 31, 2015, at 7:30 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Supreme Court to hear arguments in disputed vetoes case this morning

on July 31, 2015, at 7:30 a.m.
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House Speaker Mark Eves addresses reporters during a press conference Thursday outside the U.S. District Court in Portland. Eves and his attorney, David Webbert, filed a lawsuit against Gov. Paul LePage accusing him of blackmailing Good Will-Hinckley.

In lawsuit, House Speaker Eves accuses LePage of blackmail

By Mario Moretto on July 30, 2015, at 10:23 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

LePage: I was ‘completely in the dark’ on budget despite staff involvement

on July 30, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

LePage: I was ‘completely in the dark’ on budget despite staff involvement

on July 30, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage waves as he leaves the House of Representatives chamber after he delivered his 2014 State of the State address at the State House in Augusta.

LePage, lawmakers continue fight over disputed laws in court filings

By Mario Moretto on July 29, 2015, at 1:04 p.m.