Saturday, March 8, 2014
The overwhelming win is purely symbolic, but reflects the Republican senator’s popularity among conservatives.
Much like Arizona’s recently vetoed proposal, the bill is seen by some as a license to discriminate against gays – a view its proponents dismiss.
Susan Collins was a co-sponsor of the bill, while Angus King supported a competing but less-sweeping measure.
Senate blocks change to military sexual assault cases
The Republican senator and tea party favorite is seriously considering a run for the White House in 2016.
In a letter to the governor, Neria Douglass says not selling the bonds will hurt the state’s finances.
Details emerge for LePage plan to replenish Maine's rainy day fund
The governor, citing a provision halting virtual charter schools, rejects the proposal within hours of its final passage in the Senate.
Virtual charter school eager to get started in Maine
Special Report: The profit motive behind virtual schools in Maine
A Nebraska judge has ruled against the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry Canadian tar sands through the state.