The Point

Maine and what to make of it

Monday, June 26, 2017: Do right by our kids, time for common-sense gun control, trees in wrong places
The Point

‘Very credible’ study on $15 minimum wage has bad news for liberals

On the whole, the study estimates, the average low-wage worker in the city lost $125 per month because of the hike in the minimum.
Monday, June 26, 2017: Do right by our kids, time for common-sense gun control, trees in wrong places
The Point

Sea level rise isn’t just happening, it’s getting faster

In at least the third such study published in the past year, scientists have confirmed seas are rising, and the rate of sea level rise is increasing as time passes.
CONTRIBUTORS

Making America scared again won’t make us safer

“It’s time to move past the campaign-style rhetoric of being “tough” or “soft” on crime. Justice and the safety of our communities depend on it.”
The Daily Brief

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