Friday, May 24, 2013
AUGUSTA -- From hair-braiding regulations to dog training, the list of legislative bill requests is out, with lawmakers looking to do a whole host of things when the they return in January.
AUGUSTA -- Less than a month before Election Day, proponents of a people's veto initiative to preserve same-day voter registration are touting endorsements and an online commercial that they hope to put on television.
AUGUSTA -- One of the ongoing arguments between supporters and detractors of Election Day registration is whether or not the practice has led to Maine's high voter turnout.
AUGUSTA -- The Maine Heritage Policy Center says a study it conducted shows that Maine elections are susceptible to fraud.
AUGUSTA -- Supporters of same-day voter registration are touting a report by a think tank that analyzed the potential effect of new laws passed by more than a dozen states -- including Maine -- to change how and when voters can register and vote.
AUGUSTA -- Gov. Paul LePage aims to merge the Departments of Agriculture and Conservation, but his goal is a more "robust natural resource economy," not a budget savings.
Gov. Paul LePage announced today he is working on a plan to merge the Departments of Agriculture and Conservation in an effort he says will "strengthen the natural resource economy."
AUGUSTA -- The Legislature voted Tuesday to pass a compromise plan to balance the population of Maine's two congressional districts.
The Maine Legislature voted to pass a compromise congressional re-districting proposal, which balances the population of Maine's two congressional districts.
AUGUSTA -- A coalition that is campaigning to preserve same-day voter registration in Maine said Tuesday that many conservative leaders have done just what they support abolishing.