By Michael Shepherd on April 30, 2017, at 7:15 a.m.
Top Maine legislators are casting about for ways to thwart a highly controversial casino bid slated for the November ballot, considering the unprecedented use of a potential loophole in the state Constitution that could allow them to strike it from the ballot.
By Ken Gross on April 29, 2017, at 4:16 p.m.
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By Darren Fishell on April 29, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“It looks like, in Maine, it’s difficult to have a broad-brush approach to satisfy all of the different players,” Patrick Strauch, executive director of the Maine Forest Products Council, said.
By Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post on April 28, 2017, at 8:21 p.m.
The “America-First Offshore Energy Strategy” will make millions of acres of federal waters eligible for oil and gas leasing.
By John Wagner, Washington Post on April 28, 2017, at 7:28 p.m.
President Donald Trump revived one of his most derogatory insults on Friday, referring to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as “Pocahontas.”
By Christopher Cousins on April 28, 2017, at 4:55 p.m.
A watchdog agency concluded a months-long probe with the finding that the Maine Lottery Commission does not target vulnerable socio-economic populations within Maine.
By Tamara Lytle on April 28, 2017, at 3:26 p.m.
Sen. Susan Collins says she can be successful in this new environment, that it’s just a more difficult one.
By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on April 28, 2017, at 1:49 p.m.
Maine’s commissioner of labor, Jeanne Paquette, is leaving her position after nearly five years to take a job with the University of Southern Maine.
By Jen Lynds on April 28, 2017, at 11:30 a.m.
In some cases where sexual assault charge has been reported, the state could only charge the offender with furnishing liquor to a minor, one DA said.
By Christopher Cousins on April 28, 2017, at 11:20 a.m.
“It is in the best interest of Mainers for state officials to unite in going forward with Real ID implementation,” LePage said.
on April 28, 2017, at 9:47 a.m.
By Jack Kim and Michelle Nichols, Reuters on April 28, 2017, at 7:53 a.m.
“There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely,” Trump told Reuters in an Oval Office interview ahead of his 100th day in office Saturday.
By Tracy Jan, Washington Post on April 28, 2017, at 7:51 a.m.
By Ana Swanson, Washington Post on April 28, 2017, at 7:43 a.m.
The dispute burst into the open this week with Trump accusing the Canadians of trying to keep U.S. dairy products out of their markets while dumping cheap lumber on the United States, and with the Commerce Department slapping tariffs of up to 24 percent on the country’s lumber industry.
By Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker, Damian Paletta and Karen DeYoung, Washington Post on April 28, 2017, at 7:42 a.m.
By Stephen J. Adler, Jeff Mason and Steve Holland, Reuters on April 28, 2017, at 7:32 a.m.
He misses driving, feels as if he is in a cocoon and is surprised how hard his new job is.
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on April 28, 2017, at 5:30 a.m.
By Abigail Adams on April 27, 2017, at 3:53 p.m.
“We think there’s an opportunity for an even better plan.”
By Christopher Cousins on April 27, 2017, at 12:38 p.m.
Maine could shift to the Atlantic time zone without a statewide referendum if preliminary votes Thursday in the House of Representatives hold.
By Michael Shepherd on April 27, 2017, at 8:42 a.m.
In an apparent violation of Maine law, a web of domestic and offshore companies linked to a controversial developer has funded a $4.2 million bid fronted by his sister since 2015 to get Maine voters to approve a York County casino.