- Maine House speaker sues governor over loss of school job Updated: Jul-30-15 2:56 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves on Thursday filed a civil rights lawsuit against Republican Gov. Paul LePage for threatening to withhold funds from a school for at-risk youth to get Eves removed from a job, saying it was time for someone to stand up to governor's abuse of power.
- House GOP asks to participate in debate over LePage vetoes Updated: Jul-29-15 2:27 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Republicans in Maine's House of Representatives say they want their voices to be heard when the state supreme court meets to hear arguments over whether 65 bills became law without Gov. Paul LePage's signature.
- Lawmakers seek plan to boost water testing for arsenic Updated: Jul-25-15 9:11 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers say they are discouraged and alarmed by the state's decision not to reapply for a federal grant to help increase well water testing for arsenic.
- Republican Maine lawmaker withdraws from party Updated: Jul-22-15 3:55 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Republican lawmaker who's serving his third term in the Maine Legislature has withdrawn from his party.
- The winners and losers of Maine's 2015 legislative session Updated: Jul-19-15 11:53 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Legislature has closed the books on a lengthy and combative session during which lawmakers' bitter political clashes with Republican Gov. Paul LePage often overshadowed legislating and policy debates.
- The Latest: Maine lawmakers complete their work for the year Updated: Jul-16-15 6:16 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The latest on the Maine Legislature's last day of the 2015 session:
- Maine lawmakers rebuff LePage attempt to veto 65 bills Updated: Jul-16-15 6:05 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers on Thursday refused to consider dozens of vetoes that Republican Gov. Paul LePage attempted to return to the Legislature, leaving the fate of 65 measures hanging in the balance as the divided Legislature headed toward adjournment.
- Sanford representative dies at 66 after battle with cancer Updated: Jul-15-15 12:52 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Democratic representative from Sanford who was serving his second term in the Maine House has died after a battle with cancer.
- Effort launched to nix asylum seeker law at the ballot box Updated: Jul-13-15 9:17 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Republican activist and three state lawmakers have launched an effort to block a contentious new law that would allow people who are seeking asylum in the state to receive municipal welfare benefits.
- Lawmakers share personal stories to help reduce tobacco use Updated: Jul-12-15 12:35 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers are sharing stories about how their lives have been touched by tobacco addiction to help reduce smoking among youth and adults.
- Maine House speaker to attend White House event on aging Updated: Jul-12-15 8:44 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Democratic Speaker Mark Eves is heading to Washington this week to attend the annual White House Conference on Aging.
- Maine to allow carrying of concealed guns without a permit Updated: Jul-08-15 3:23 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Republican Gov. Paul LePage signed a bill on Wednesday that will make Maine one of a handful of states where residents are free to carry a hidden firearm without a permit.
- Maine lawmakers headed to potato country Updated: Jul-06-15 4:06 am
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - Maine lawmakers are headed north to get schooled on potatoes.
- Bike safety advocates celebrate new Maine law Updated: Jul-04-15 10:32 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Bike safety advocates are celebrating a new law that they say will make the roads safer for bikers and pedestrians.
- Maine lawmaker will try again for scallop harvesting limit Updated: Jul-03-15 8:16 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine legislator says he will try again next year to persuade the Legislature to limit the harvest on the state's popular, meaty scallops.
- Housing project for homeless vets won't get state funds Updated: Jul-03-15 2:47 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Supporters of an effort to build cabins for homeless veterans say they will continue to pursue funding despite their failure to secure state dollars this year.
- LePage says he'll veto $15 million bond for senior housing Updated: Jul-03-15 2:00 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Gov. Paul LePage says he plans to veto a $15 million bond proposal to support the construction of more affordable senior housing across Maine.
- Gov. LePage signs $85M transportation bond proposal Updated: Jul-02-15 3:37 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine voters will consider an $85 million bond proposal to fund improvements to the state's roads and bridges.
- Maine lawmakers override LePage's veto of $6.7B state budget Updated: Jun-30-15 11:07 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers overturned Republican Gov. Paul LePage's veto of the $6.7 billion state budget Tuesday as they raced through dozens of remaining bills so they could head home to their districts for the summer.