The tide is turning

The tide is turning

Editor’s Note: The Maine Climate Council is submitting its Climate Action Plan to the Legislature on Dec. 1. Topics related to the plan have been covered in a series of Sea Change columns this fall.  Alongside the challenges of a raging pandemic, failing health care...
Maine ignored as federal-state relations reach new low

Maine ignored as federal-state relations reach new low

Federal-state relations have reached a new low. Previously, I discussed how the federal government has worn away the powers of one-time sovereign states.  In reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration has treated the states almost as if they are...