'They Make It Fun' — Biddeford Program Helps Students Find Success, In And Out Of Classroom
The challenges of poverty and homelessness affect thousands of young people across Maine and create barriers that extend far beyond school walls. But some districts are trying approaches aimed at keeping those kids engaged in learning by also helping them with basic needs. A new program that takes such an approach in York County is showing early signs of success.
A bill mandating employers to provide paid parental leave will get a public hearing Friday alongside House Speaker Sara Gideon's more comprehensive LD 1410, which would create a family and medical leave benefit program through the Department of Labor.
Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King, an independent, says the redacted Mueller report released Thursday raises a lot of questions about the behavior of President Donald Trump and will likely lead to more investigations by Congress.