LePage’s plan for special ‘Open for Business Zones’ rejected by Senate

The governor calls the vote ‘the latest attack by job-killing liberal politicians.’

Medicaid expansion bill dies, can’t overcome LePage veto

The bill would have extended care to more than 60,000 low-income Mainers. LePage said he didn’t trust the federal government to follow through on its promise to pay for it.

Congressman’s infidelity leads to accusations of hypocrisy in Louisiana

Calls for Rep. McAllister to step down are very different from the support Republicans showed Sen. Vitter when he was linked to prostitutes in 2007.

LePage vetoes solar power rebate bill

The bill would have provided $1 million for a program for people who buy solar-powered systems.

Maine bill to expand state control of county jails wins widespread support

A legislator says the proposal would give the Board of Corrections tools to combat inefficiencies.

Obama praises Sebelius, nominates successor

The president nominates his budget chief, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, to replace Sebelius, calling her ‘a proven manager’ who knows how to get results.

Angus King vote fuels talk of a switch to Republicans

But the independent Maine senator says he’ll decide after the elections based on what’s best for his state.

Bill Nemitz: For once, the Big Guy really is a big guy

Gov. Paul LePage changes his mind on the heroin overdose antidote Narcan – for the right reason.

Bellows raises $433,000 for U.S. Senate bid

The Democrat still trails incumbent Republican Sen. Susan Collins in the money race by a large margin.

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