Last week’s launch of a biofueled rocket by a Brunswick-based company signals a significant leap forward for the state’s emerging aerospace industry.
Nearly a third of the bias incidents reported in Maine over the last decade were related to victims’ sexual orientation.
GOP to look for ways to reassert legislative power while Democrats eye health care and climate change.
The Maine Monitor investigated campaign finance trends in this year’s state and federal races. Here are our top findings.
Dale Crafts, center, running against incumbent Democrat Jared Golden in the 2nd District, believes further protections for LGBTQ people are not needed and a federal law would be offering special rights.
Whether it’s through farming, rehabilitating computers or making personal protective equipment, the state has distinguished itself through those willing to help others when help is needed the most.
Five key findings from The Maine Monitor’s months-long investigation into the state’s county court system.
While Maine continues to grapple with reforms to its criminal justice system, other states have moved forward with measures designed to end or relax mandatory minimum sentences, restrict the use of solitary confinement and reform the bail code.
Advocates say the Democratic-led legislature has created an unparalleled appetite for change in Maine’s criminal justice system, but a partisan standoff over returning to session amid the coronavirus pandemic may delay reforms for months.
While the state’s public defense agency continues to study the scope of the breach by three county jails, the ACLU of Maine does not have plans to take legal or legislative action.
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