Democrats in the Maine House of Representatives have sustained Gov. Janet Mills' first veto, flipping their previous support for a ban on the sale of gasoline containing more than 10 percent ethanol and killing the proposal altogether.
Maine Senate Backs Climate Impact Study For CMP Transmission Project
The Maine Senate overwhelmingly approved a measure Thursday that would require a new analysis of the purported greenhouse gas reductions associated with Central Maine Power's (CMP) proposal to bring hydro-electricity from Canada to New England.
As the state with the nation's oldest population, Maine is the "canary in the coal mine" when it comes to the field of aging in America. That's according to the longtime executive director of the Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA).
House Votes To Ban Conversion Therapy For Maine Children
After more than two hours of debate that at times got emotional, the Maine House passed a measure on Wednesday that would prohibit state-licensed councilors from practicing conversion therapy on minors.
The Mills Administration says it plans to build a new pre-release center on the grounds of a former minimum-security prison in Washington County under an agreement struck with county lawmakers. Administration officials say the pre-release center in Machiasport will be smaller than the shuttered prison and employ fewer workers.