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POLL QUESTION

MEA: ‘Dozens’ of educators assaulted in wake of changes to restraint rules

By Christopher Cousins on Nov. 26, 2012, at 9:53 a.m.
POLL QUESTION
Mainers testify before the Reapportionment Commission at the State House in Augusta, Maine, on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011.

Question 4 aims to improve Maine’s redistricting process

By Eric Russell on Oct. 22, 2011, at 11:52 a.m.

8 vetoes on agenda as Maine lawmakers return to Augusta

By Glenn Adams, The Associated Press on June 27, 2011, at 5:24 a.m.
CONTRIBUTORS

A path to better opioid prescribing for Maine?

By Dr. Erik Steele on June 13, 2011, at 6:59 p.m.
GUEST COLUMN

Mob action in Augusta derails paycheck-protection reforms

By Larry Lockman on June 13, 2011, at 6:56 p.m.
Senate President Kevin Raye, R-Perry, confers with leaders of the Senate after a bill to overhaul Maine's health insurance laws was passed in the Senate, at the State House, in Augusta on Monday, May 16, 2011.

Maine Senate enacts sweeping partisan health insurance reform

By Kevin Miller on May 16, 2011, at 12:16 p.m.

Bill to eliminate Maine House ready for debate

The Associated Press on April 23, 2011, at 10:27 a.m.

Perennial bill would require health warnings on cell phones

By Glenn Adams, The Associated Press on April 23, 2011, at 10:25 a.m.

2 bills to decriminalize pot in Maine killed

The Associated Press on April 04, 2011, at 11:10 a.m.
A flag hangs on the microphone of  a Legislator's desk in the House chambers at the State House in Augusta, Maine, on Monday, April  4, 2011.  Rep. Linda Valentino, D-Saco,  wants to make Maine the second state with a unicameral Legislature. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach)

Bill would rearrange Maine’s Legislature, eliminating the House

By Glenn Adams, The Associated Press on April 04, 2011, at 8:17 a.m.

UMaine System chancellor to address lawmakers Wednesday

The Associated Press on March 30, 2011, at 5:09 a.m.
GUEST COLUMN

Tell the green nanny to back off

By Jon Reisman on March 27, 2011, at 8:05 p.m.
About a dozen people employed a 20-foot-tall inflatable baby bottle as a backdrop on Friday, March 25, 2011, as they held a press conference outside of the State House to urge lawmakers to ban the chemical bisphenol-A, or BPA, in reusable beverage containers. A legislative committee is holding a public hearing on the proposed ban on Friday afternoon.

BPA ban endorsed by legislative committee

By Kevin Miller on March 25, 2011, at 12:53 p.m.

Bill to roll back Maine seat belt law is dead

The Associated Press on March 25, 2011, at 9:48 a.m.

Panel to examine Maine fireworks sales bill

The Associated Press on Feb. 27, 2011, at 1:30 p.m.

Clean Legislature

on Feb. 15, 2011, at 8:07 p.m.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage, center, listens to speakers at a round table discussion on environmental issues, in Augusta, Maine, on Thursday, Jan. 20,  2011.

LePage environmental bill introduced Monday

The Associated Press on Feb. 14, 2011, at 6:16 a.m.

7,000 on unemployment at risk if Legislature fails to comply with change in federal law

By Mal Leary on Feb. 13, 2011, at 2:12 p.m.

Maine GOP wants to require supermajority for tax increases

By Mal Leary on Dec. 23, 2010, at 6:57 p.m.

Republican plan to combine labor and business committees rankles Democrats

By Mal Leary on Nov. 30, 2010, at 7:22 p.m.