More widespread impact investing could help Maine tackle pressing social and environmental needs
While CARES Act funding helped the state’s three biggest healthcare systems, it wasn’t enough to offset pandemic costs.
The bill has sparked constitutional arguments and a debate over how more than $17 billion of state funds should be invested to best serve the public.
Electricity Maine and other private suppliers cost residents $150 million over the last eight years.
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.
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