Single Parents in Poverty
The rise of community-focused groups likely helped Maine maintain low infection rates. Their success could continue even after the pandemic.
Maine should avoid new natural gas infrastructure and instead electrify heating systems for long-term savings, climate stability, safety and indoor air quality.
COVID-19 increased the stress and isolation that worsens abuse, making Maine survivors feel less safe at home. Violence against women is a “shadow pandemic.”
An inside look at a Gorham farm’s history through the eyes of the current owner and the pace of the family’s life today.
State and federal governments will feel the pinch of increasing debt well into the future.
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.
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.
With 120 days to make a difference, Justin Andrus has proposed top-to-bottom changes to get Maine’s struggling public defense agency back on track.
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.