By Darren Fishell on March 27, 2017, at 7:06 p.m.
A total of 39 Unorganized Territory communities have taken back the ability to nix wind power projects they don’t like.
By Steve Mistler, Maine Public on March 27, 2017, at 5:36 p.m.
Last year, candidates, PACs and ballot question campaigns disclosed more than $2.6 million of spending under what’s known as 24-hour reporting.
By Nick McCrea on March 27, 2017, at 4:38 p.m.
“We are concerned about the potential impact that cuts to federal agencies may have on UMaine academic, research and service programs.”
By Danielle McLean on March 27, 2017, at 1:07 p.m.
“The reality of what ethics boards can do once they are set up is very limited. And that’s why you rarely see the ethics board do anything.”
By Lindsay Dunsmuir and Doina Chiacu, Reuters on March 26, 2017, at 2:40 p.m.
The White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump’s agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform.
By David Tweed and Natasha Khan, Bloomberg News on March 26, 2017, at 1:27 p.m.
Hong Kong’s former No. 2 official, Carrie Lam, was elected the city’s chief executive, giving China its preferred choice to lead the fractious financial hub.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 26, 2017, at 10:49 a.m.
“It is not just a medal in my eyes,” former Army Staff Sgt. Peggy Dunlap said. “It is a way my country can show how much they appreciated my service to this great nation.”
By Mal Leary on March 26, 2017, at 7:52 a.m.
When recreational marijuana is available for retail sale in Maine sometime next year, it will generate an estimated $12 million per year in tax revenue.
By Christopher Cousins on March 26, 2017, at 7:20 a.m.
For the sake of stability, the failure of bad ideas and the formation of consensus, democracy is supposed to be hard.
By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on March 25, 2017, at 12:43 p.m.
“These are the children in our community who need to be supported, not criminalized,” Destie Hohman Sprague of the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault said.
By Anthony Brino on March 25, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Rep. Dave McCrea, D-Fort Fairfield, wants to let Amish community members hunt wearing red rather than blaze orange in accordance with religious customs.
By Dustin Volz and David Lawder, Reuters on March 24, 2017, at 4:31 p.m.
House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan met with Trump at the White House before the bill was pulled from the House floor after hours of debate.
By Marc Malon on March 24, 2017, at 10:43 a.m.
Posted in Politics | Comments Off on Supporters Mark 7th Anniversary of Obamacare
HE SAID IT RIGHT
on March 24, 2017, at 5:59 a.m.
Washington borrowed over $1,800 for every American man, woman, and child to pay for its profligate spending. In a single year.
By Darren Fishell on March 23, 2017, at 3:02 p.m.
Bangor, Lewiston and Skowhegan would get hit hardest by cuts to federal heating assistance in President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget.
Earlier this month, LePage sent a letter to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan which said of the bill, “early signs do not look encouraging.”
By David Shepardson, Reuters on March 23, 2017, at 2 p.m.
The vote was along party lines, with 50 Republicans approving the measure and 48 Democrats rejecting it.
By Jake Bleiberg on March 23, 2017, at 11:39 a.m.
A bill that would require ships transferring fuel in Maine waters to use protective devices meant to block the spread of oil in the case of a spill is likely dead.
on March 23, 2017, at 9:28 a.m.
By Karoun Demirjian, The Washington Post on March 23, 2017, at 6:07 a.m.
House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes went to the White House on Wednesday afternoon to personally brief President Donald Trump about intelligence he says he has seen regarding surveillance of foreign nationals during the presidential transition.