Mills seeks to attract new lawyers and increase law firm participation. LePage would rather transition to county public defenders.
Political spending continues to climb as Election Day nears, plus a look ahead at what issues candidates may address in the final three debates.
Communities with traditionally tight presidential races and high independent voter counts could be deciding factors come November.
Early voting by absentee ballot; litter boxes; the environment; housing were among the most notable political topics in Maine over the last week.
The moderate congressman, known for bucking his party, is in a tough fight against Republican Bruce Poliquin.
Janet Mills dealt with the problems brought on by the pandemic, and Paul LePage inherited issues brought on by the 2008 recession.
Abortion, taxes and donations were the most talked about election topics in Maine over the last week.
LePage proposed to suspend pandemic-era taxes and fees to fight inflation. There’s little for him to roll back.
Most taxation bills have been related to exemptions since 2020 as Gov. Mills has remained wary of going against campaign pledge to not raise them.
Differences over issues grow more stark, amid evidence that incumbent Gov. Janet Mills is playing it safe.
NRA endorsed the Republican challenger, but gave the incumbent Democrat an improved grade from her 2018 campaign.
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