Single Parents in Poverty
Whether his endgame is conviction, conformity or serving his constituency, Maine’s 2nd District representative will have to carefully maneuver the future consequences of recent votes.
The Judiciary Committee opposed Gov. Janet Mills’ plans to flat-fund the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services in the upcoming budget and instead is pushing for the state to greatly expand its oversight of attorneys.
Lobstermen say the rules, which require changes to their gear and number of traps per line, are expensive, dangerous and based on outdated data.
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.