Bill limiting PAC expenditures becomes law

Bill limiting PAC expenditures becomes law

AUGUSTA — A bill that bars lawmakers from paying themselves or businesses they own from political action committees under their control has become law. The bill, An Act Regarding Political Action Committee Expenditures, passed unanimously through both the Maine House...
Lawmaker: PACs shouldn’t pay the legislators who run them

Lawmaker: PACs shouldn’t pay the legislators who run them

Saying he wanted to stop a practice that was “the closest thing to getting directly paid” by lobbyists, state Rep. Louis Luchini, D-Ellsworth, introduced a bill Monday to bar legislators from paying themselves, businesses they run and family members from political...

Maine political fundraising in full bloom

Here at Political Party Time, we took a break from chronicling campaign shindigs when the 2014 election season ended. But we’re back now, dressed up in our best party clothes and working harder than ever so that you don’t miss any of the fun. And there’s lots of wine,...