Republican Sen. Susan Collins is seeking assurances from top Air Force officials about the future of the 101st Air Refueling Wing in Bangor as the Appropriations Committee considers the Air Force budget. She says the unit is fulfilling a vital role.
Congressmen For The Oldest State In The Nation Contemplate Social Security Overhaul
Demographically, Maine is the oldest state in the nation, and so the health of the Social Security system is of particular importance here. Nearly a quarter-million Mainers receive benefits that average $1300 per month.
King: Trump's Budget Allocates 'Significant' Funds For Maine's National Monument
While some details surrounding Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument are still not settled, independent Sen. Angus King says the existence of the 87,000-acre preserve no longer seems to be in doubt.
Dozens of opponents of Central Maine Power's proposed 145-mile transmission line to provide Quebec hydropower to Massachusetts rallied at the State House today Friday and urged legislators to approve a bill that would assess the project's impacts on greenhouse gas emissions.