1 hr ago | Kennebec Journal
AUGUSTA Gov. Paul LePage said last week that a state government shutdown would be less painful than adopting the Legislature's bipartisan budget compromise.
6 hrs ago | SFGate
Maine lawmakers began the final days of the 2013 session by pushing through a slew of bills Monday while they await Republican Gov. Paul LePage 's decision on the state's budget and a proposal to expand health care coverage.
10 hrs ago | MaineToday.com
Gov Paul LePage tees off Monday during the eighth annual Marlee Johnston Golf Tournament at the Belgrade Lakes Golf Club.
10 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal
A pair of Democratic-backed adjustments to Republicans' 2011 health-care reform law initially passed in the Maine House of Representatives on Monday.
12 hrs ago | State of Maine
AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has signed a proclamation celebrating Small Business Week in Maine the week of June 17. To recognize the week-long celebration of the important role small businesses play in Maine's economy and employment, commissioners from several state departments will take time out of their schedules to visit with ... (more)
17 hrs ago | Washington Examiner
The Legislature's approval of the state budget, Medicaid expansion and a plan to pay the hospitals' debt have been getting most of the attention, but lawmakers have quietly passed scores of bills outside of state finances throughout the 2013 session that will affect people's lives.
Quinn Ferguson of Poland will travel to Washington, D.C., July 8 to 10 to advocate for funding research on Type 1 diabetes, from which he suffers.
When the 488th Military Police Company arrived Saturday afternoon to the cheers of loved ones left home for a year while they served in Afghanistan, another family - one dressed in blue - stood in the back quietly waiting.
I am disturbed by your repeated references to welfare for "able bodied adults." It needs to end.
It's not everyday that we get to announce good news for Maine's manufacturing sector, but, with the Maine Legislature's recent overwhelming passage of the omnibus energy bill, we can.
Every change of administration brings a change in priorities, and in early 2011 staffers within the Department of Environmental Protection fully expected Gov. Paul LePage to direct them to reduce regulatory burdens on business.
Too often of late, we perceive Augusta as a political problem versus a solution.
Governor LePage signed one major bill Friday, but two others remain on his desk.
If House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa's faltering inquisition of the IRS seems familiar, it should.
Governor LePage of Maine recently vetoed a 911 Good Samaritan bill that would have saved thousands of lives from accidental drug overdose.
AUGUSTA – Commissioner Walt Whitcomb today attends the 3rd Annual Maple Mania 2013 event in Jackman to help celebrate a successful maple syrup season and participate in efforts to educate consumers and increase the strength and impact of Maine's maple industry in advance of 2014.