The Point

Maine and what to make of it

Friday, Dec. 2, 2016: Beware of White House corruption, fly your own flag, beyond left and right
The Point

How illegal campaign donations deepened the downfall of a Maine-made mogul

The possibility of jail comes at an already difficult time for Michael Liberty.
Friday, Dec. 2, 2016: Beware of White House corruption, fly your own flag, beyond left and right
The Point

Will small ‘sanctuary cities’ defy a Trump crackdown?

Smaller cities that ignore requests from federal authorities to detain undocumented immigrants, but don’t see themselves as sanctuaries, may find themselves vulnerable to threats to withhold federal money from them if they do not cooperate.
CONTRIBUTORS

With cyberattacks rising, Trump needs to act

When Donald Trump takes the oath of office on Jan. 20, he’ll face an urgent and growing threat: America’s vulnerability to cyberattack.

Trump’s welfare policies could look a lot like Maine’s

The president of the Foundation for Government Accountability is confident that policies enacted in Maine and other states can help convince the new guard in Washington to enact bold welfare changes at the federal level.
The Daily Brief

A daily dose of developments in Augusta and a taste of important stories beyond the State House walls.