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.
Maine's population increased last year, rising to 1,338,404 inhabitants — a gain of more than 3,300 people from 2017. The gain, however, does not appear to come from a baby boom, as the state's death rate continues to outpace its births.
The way email testimony can be sent to Maine legislative joint standing committees is about to change. Beginning Monday, the committees will no longer accept email testimony sent directly to them. Instead, interested parties will have to use an online app.