GOP to look for ways to reassert legislative power while Democrats eye health care and climate change.
In percentage of owners as well as earnings, Black-owned businesses lag behind white counterparts in Maine
A lack of up-to-date data is hindering efforts for the state to work toward eliminating the inequalities.
With a fixed income and little wiggle room in her budget, a Sangerville woman worries about keeping her home warm this winter.
Heightened hunger due to the impact of COVID-19 has underscored the importance of programs that enable people to grow their own food.
As temperatures drop and the pandemic continues to strain the economy, Mainers expect demand for food and heat assistance to rise.
Lawyers proposed opening Maine’s first two public defender offices and a substantial pay raise for court-appointed counsel in a $35.4 million budget approved by the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services.
He could be blunt, he could be forceful, but the man who owned Oxford Plains Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway also left memories of a Secret Santa whose generosity knew no bounds.
The Maine Monitor investigated campaign finance trends in this year’s state and federal races. Here are our top findings.
Sanford pastor Todd Bell has relied on the kindness of others to support his Wings with the Word aviation ministry and his mission to “plant” churches around Maine.
CMP, Avangrid spent dark money to drum up support for controversial power corridor on top of record-breaking $11.3M public campaign
A lawyer for the dark money conduit, Mainers for Clean Energy Jobs, said the financial ties between it and the utility would have been disclosed by Sept. 7 under new ethics guidelines. But now that the referendum is off the ballot, the extent of those connections will go unreported.
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