Luckily the press — and the state auditor — can look in more than one direction at a time.
“Where would that money be spent? We’ve heard about the opiate issues in the state of Maine. Are we going to add more income to individuals so they can spend it on illegal activities?”
The issues range from social and economic reform to election reform, but all five initiatives are on the ballot for a simple reason.
LePage has tried to go about normal business this week, but there’s no going back.
When it comes to tests of character, Gov. Paul LePage rarely makes the grade. It’s nothing new for the governor to use race and fear to divide Maine. Like his juiced-up doppelganger Donald Trump, he’s perfectly fine with inciting violence, threatening illegal detention, abusing his authority to punish political opponents and misleading the public to […]
It appears Maine would no longer be capable of reacting to a public health emergency.
In trying to roll back Maine’s anti-discrimination law, Michael Heath is making clear that his real intent is to make it illegal to be gay.
LePage’s welfare politics are about being vindictive and allowing blind ideology to guide policy instead of research and evidence.
With their unanimous vote to raise the tobacco sales age to 21, city councilors in Portland didn’t give in to the strong urge to “go along to get along.”
Despite enormous gains in efforts to protect gay and transgender people from discrimination, there has also been a dangerous backlash.