Gov. Janet Mills intends to recommend people to fill three vacancies and two expired terms on the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services as early as next month.
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Maine lags behind other states in how much it reimburses health facilities for treating its lowest-income residents. Without change, providers fear they can’t afford to continue.
Lawyers who were ineligible to handle serious criminal charges were given thousands of these cases anyway
In the only state with no public defenders, people charged with murder and other serious crimes can get assigned attorneys who are legally ineligible to take on their cases. The state claims it was unaware.
The industry applauds the change, but more than 500 scientists voice concerns to world leaders over its long-term impacts on regulating carbon emissions.
Major utility reform is critical to realizing Maine’s clean energy plans, given the dominant utilities are driven by conventional thinking and shareholder returns.
Electricity Maine and other private suppliers cost residents $150 million over the last eight years.
As a nurse, Nicole Gibbons often deals with life-saving situations. But in the last year she’s had to deal with two life-or-death situations outside of work.
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.
As sites begin operating in Bangor and Scarborough, the state receives a 16 percent increase in vaccines from the federal government.
After battling weather delays, bluShift Aerospace successfully launches its commercial biofuel rocket “Stardust 1.0” in Limestone.
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