Analysis: Governor Mills makes rare offer to Legislature

Analysis: Governor Mills makes rare offer to Legislature

The tug of war between the executive and legislative branches keeps taking new turns. In theory, the legislative branch is supposed to set policy through passing laws. Legislators can submit proposals for consideration and many of their bills are adopted. The...
Reshaping Maine’s energy landscape for resilience

Reshaping Maine’s energy landscape for resilience

During Hurricane Sandy in 2012, Hoboken, New Jersey “literally became an island,” recalled its mayor at the time, Dawn Zimmer, during a recent talk she gave in Maine. The city was 80 percent submerged, and generators nearly ran out of diesel fuel. That traumatic event...