Mario Moretto

Mario Moretto

State House Reporter

 
STATE & CAPITOL

Caught in middle of Iran debate, Angus King to question Obama officials

on July 29, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Caught in middle of Iran debate, Angus King to question Obama officials

on July 29, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
Andrew Bossie, president of Mainers for Accountable Elections, speaks with news reporters outside the State House on Tuesday as the organization launches the Yes on Question 1 campaign, which supports campaign finance reform.

Campaign for Maine finance reform ballot question kicks off

By Mario Moretto on July 28, 2015, at 6:50 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage arrives by canoe to the opening ceremonies of the 2014 World Acadian Congress on the shores of Beau Lake in Quebec.

Probe of LePage’s role in World Acadian Congress president’s resignation sought

By Mario Moretto on July 28, 2015, at 5:12 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

U.S. House unanimously approves Pingree bill to help military sex abuse victims

on July 28, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

U.S. House passes Pingree bill to help military sex abuse victims

on July 28, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
VIDEO
Portlanders have their say about the city's next mayor. Clockwise from upper left, Roger Goodoak of Maine Homeless Veterans Alliance would like the next mayor of Portland hold regular office hours where the public could speak to him or her directly. Morgan Ditmars of Portland wants the next mayor to do more about what she sees as a rise in the city's homeless population. Chris Hall of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce points out that the office of Mayor in Portland isn't endowed with much executive power.

With mayoral election on the horizon, what are top issues facing Portland?

By Mario Moretto on July 28, 2015, at 5:49 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Handwritten note from LePage seizes #mepolitics spotlight

on July 27, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Handwritten note from LePage seizes #mepolitics spotlight

on July 27, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
Lance Libby (from left) Adrienne Bennett and Peter Steele of the governor's office carry 65 veto letters up to the Legislature at the State House Thursday morning in Augusta. Legislative leaders and the governor filed written arguments with the Maine high court over the disputed vetoes.

Arguments filed with high court over disputed LePage vetoes

By Mario Moretto on July 24, 2015, at 6:52 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin (left) talks with legion member Ronald Cropley at the American Legion Conference at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor June 20, 2015.

Pingree, Poliquin united against bill to ban GMO labeling

By Mario Moretto on July 24, 2015, at 6:02 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Angus King co-sponsors bill to outlaw LGBT discrimination nationwide

on July 24, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Angus King co-sponsors bill to outlaw LGBT discrimination nationwide

on July 24, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
VIDEO
Customers wait outside for a table at Marcy's Diner in Portland on Thursday despite the recent controversy over owner Darla Neugebauer screaming at a family whose young child wouldn'’t stop crying.

Despite screaming owner controversy, Marcy’s as busy as ever

By Mario Moretto on July 23, 2015, at 4:46 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Rep. Larry Dunphy

Maine lawmaker leaves GOP, citing undue influence of parties

By Mario Moretto on July 22, 2015, at 12:54 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Is Maine hunting under siege? A new group fears so

on July 22, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
Senate President Mike Thibodeau is seen in this July 16, 2015, file photo.

Top lawmakers from both parties to fight LePage at Law Court

By Mario Moretto on July 21, 2015, at 4:39 p.m.

Maine’s 2015 legislative session by the numbers

By Mario Moretto on July 21, 2015, at 12:48 p.m.
The sun sets on the State House in Augusta Tuesday night as lawmakers prepared for a late session.

Maine’s 2015 legislative session by the numbers

By Mario Moretto on July 21, 2015, at 12:21 p.m.
Chief Justice Leigh Saufley (right) and Justice Donald Alexander of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court are seen in this September 2013 file photo.

Maine’s top court puts LePage’s veto dispute on fast track

By Mario Moretto on July 20, 2015, at 5:39 p.m.