Mario Moretto

Mario Moretto

State House Reporter

 
POLL QUESTION
Maine Gov. Paul LePage reacts as Maine GOP Party Chairman Rick Bennett introduces him during a celebration of the party's new headquarters in Androscoggin County on Aug. 27, 2014.

Maine GOP to fund drive for statewide vote to kill the income tax

By Mario Moretto on July 20, 2015, at 11:23 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Potential Law Court decision on veto dispute could take six weeks

on July 20, 2015, at 9:31 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.

LePage asks Maine’s high court to weigh in on veto dispute

By Mario Moretto on July 17, 2015, at 12:34 p.m.
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Sen. Roger Katz votes to override one of Gov. LePage's vetoes Thursday in Augusta.

House GOP kills bill to make LePage sign voter-approved bonds

By Mario Moretto on July 16, 2015, at 1:51 p.m.
Sen. Roger Katz votes to override one of Gov. LePage's vetoes Thursday in Augusta. The Senate voted 25-9 to override a veto of a bill by Sen. Roger Katz that removes the governor’s authority to withhold authorization of voter-approved bonds.

Senate overrides LePage veto of bill that would force him to sign bonds

By Mario Moretto on July 16, 2015, at 11:44 a.m.
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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.

Lawmakers reject late LePage vetoes, set stage for court battle

By Mario Moretto on July 16, 2015, at 11:39 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Former Susan Collins staffers start GOP group to push back against LePage

on July 16, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
The State House shines through the the fog in this June 16, 2015, file photo.

The dispute over 71 bills on LePage’s desk, explained

By Mario Moretto on July 15, 2015, at 5:30 a.m.

Maine’s congressional delegation runs hot, cold on Iran nuclear deal

By Mario Moretto on July 14, 2015, at 1:18 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Maine Congressional delegation eager to review Iran nuclear deal

on July 14, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Maine congressional delegation eager to review Iran nuclear deal

on July 14, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage addresses the chamber during the 2015 State of the State address at the State House in Augusta.

Top lawmakers pledge to end session despite veto dispute

By Mario Moretto on July 13, 2015, at 5:54 p.m.
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Various types of conceal carry holsters are seen on Wednesday at Van Raymond Outfitters in Brewer.

LePage signs bill to remove permit mandate for concealed guns

By Mario Moretto and Nick McCrea on July 08, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
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Gov. Paul LePage speaks at the Maine Heritage Policy Center luncheon on March 4 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Veto deadline fight erupts as lawmakers say LePage missed his chance

By Mario Moretto on July 08, 2015, at 6:46 p.m.
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Gov. Paul LePage speaks at the Blaine House on May 29.

LePage disputes adjournment, claims he can still veto bills

By Mario Moretto on July 08, 2015, at 1:21 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Augusta insiders incredulous or elated by LePage’s pocket veto blunder

on July 08, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Augusta insiders incredulous or elated by LePage’s veto delay

on July 08, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
Cars traverse on Congress Street on Tuesday in Portland, where the City Council on Monday voted to increase the minimum wage for Portland workers to $10.10 per hour starting Jan. 1, 2016.

Portland’s new minimum wage law could make waves in other cities

By Darren Fishell and Mario Moretto on July 07, 2015, at 7:28 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage attempts to ‘pocket veto’ remaining bills

By Mario Moretto on July 07, 2015, at 6:41 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Is Maine the healthiest democracy in the union?

on July 07, 2015, at 11:37 a.m.