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State referendums promote direct democracy

State referendums promote direct democracy

Last week Maine held a referendum on vaccinations — and will likely decide another issue with a statewide popular vote this year. The National Popular Vote is gaining momentum and could lead to a majority of all American voters having a direct role in picking the...
This year’s political events will make history

This year’s political events will make history

This political year will be historic.   Unusually important events are sure to affect people’s lives across the country and impact Maine.  Here’s a look at the highlights of the 2020 political calendar. January. The U.S. Senate trial of President Trump...