The Point

Maine and what to make of it

Friday, May 26, 2017: Protect our national monuments, a bond deal, tax breaks not the answer
MAINE FOCUS

How Mary Mayhew consolidated control over DHHS

The inner workings of Maine’s largest state agency have fundamentally changed during the past six years.
Friday, May 26, 2017: Protect our national monuments, a bond deal, tax breaks not the answer
ANALYSIS

A divided Maine Legislature will decide the fate of ranked-choice voting

Senate Republicans and Democrats are approaching the issue from different angles.

Russia diplomat: Kushner sought secret channel

Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Donald Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin.
The Daily Brief

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