State and federal governments will feel the pinch of increasing debt well into the future.
In the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump, Susan Collins broke with many of her Republican colleagues who failed to show their own profiles in courage.
The insurrection and impeachment trial are results of GOP failures to acknowledge the progress Democrats have made.
President Biden’s plans for unity will be tested unless the GOP backs off take-it-or-leave-it politics.
Despite push back, Mills’ cautious policies are making the state safe.
A whistleblower’s complaint has lawmakers questioning the purpose of the Maine Information and Analysis Center, which can surveil citizens even if they’re not criminals.
To avoid political paralysis, state leaders must improve their ability to work together. Congress should form a committee to weigh the impacts of federal bills on local power.
Small voting precincts have allowed paper balloting to thrive in Maine. Other states should follow suit. And if paper isn’t an option, use a non-political electronic voting service.
With the response to COVID-19 fresh in our minds, it’s imperative that lawmakers introduce legislation that improves government’s ability to manage a crisis.
As businesses consider work-from-home options for employees, Maine should seize this opportunity by promoting itself as the ideal “remote work state.”
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