By Kathryn Skelton on Jan. 18, 2017, at 1:07 p.m.
“This piece of legislation will hopefully make it a little easier for them to communicate with the (attorney general’s) office and the state police.”
STATE & CAPITOL
on Jan. 18, 2017, at 9:40 a.m.
on Jan. 18, 2017, at 9:26 a.m.
We can’t allow the governor to obscure his bad policies with outrageous statements on talk radio or at town hall meetings, but we also have to hold him account for the terrible things he says.
By Kelsey Snell, Washington Post on Jan. 18, 2017, at 9:13 a.m.
A fierce battle over the future of reproductive rights is underway in Washington as congressional Republicans made the first move last week to slash funding for Planned Parenthood.
By Fred Barbash, Washington Post on Jan. 18, 2017, at 8:34 a.m.
Bush spokesman Jim McGrath said Bush was taken to the hospital for shortness of breath.
By Christopher Cousins on Jan. 17, 2017, at 7:12 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage catapulted himself into the national media spotlight again Tuesday with controversial comments widely viewed as racially insensitive.
By Darren Fishell on Jan. 17, 2017, at 5:08 p.m.
The survey of obviously marijuana-related Maine business names registered with the secretary of state’s office only captures a sliver of the business activity after the narrow Nov. 8 legalization vote, but it shows early signs of a rush to enter the market that’s still being formed.
By Roberta Rampton and Ayesha Rascoe, Reuters on Jan. 17, 2017, at 4:41 p.m.
The former U.S. military intelligence analyst was serving 35 years in prison for passing classified files to WikiLeaks.
EDUCATION: FUTURE IMPERFECT
on Jan. 17, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.
By Kathleen Pierce on Jan. 17, 2017, at 4:23 p.m.
“The idea is to be in complete solidarity with other marches around the country,” said Kathryn Yates, 66, of Portland.
By Kelsey Snell, Washington Post on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1:20 p.m.
The number of people without insurance would grow to about 32 million within the first decade if Congressional Republicans follow a 2015 plan to repeal the health care law without a replacement.
on Jan. 17, 2017, at 12:45 p.m.
By Darren Fishell on Jan. 17, 2017, at 10:58 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage’s latest budget proposal seeks to expand Maine’s sales tax to a range of in-person services from haircuts to movie tickets. It’s also extending the state’s ongoing tax fight into the digital realm.
By Robin Emmott and Gabriela Baczynska, Reuters on Jan. 16, 2017, at 5:52 p.m.
If Washington’s European allies had any hope that Donald Trump would sound less like Donald Trump now that he is days from the presidency, his first European newspaper interview quickly buried it.
THE RIGHT WAY
on Jan. 16, 2017, at 5:29 p.m.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 16, 2017, at 1:46 p.m.
“Slavery is not an aberration in the American story,” Muhammad said. “It is the quintessential American story.”
By Robert Costa and Amy Goldstein, The Washington Post on Jan. 16, 2017, at 7:49 a.m.
Trump said he will target pharmaceutical companies over drug prices and demand that they negotiate directly with Medicaid and Medicare.
By Michael Shepherd on Jan. 16, 2017, at 6:10 a.m.
Here’s how the big tax and welfare changes would impact Maine.
By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters on Jan. 15, 2017, at 2:58 p.m.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence said he was disappointed that civil rights activist John Lewis questioned Donald Trump’s legitimacy as president and his decision to boycott the inauguration.
By John Irish, Lesley Wroughton and Marine Pennetier, Reuters on Jan. 15, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.
Some 70 countries on Sunday reaffirmed that only a two-state solution could resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned they would not recognize any unilateral steps by either side that could prejudge negotiations.