Maine Public staff

This week on Maine’s Political Pulse:

— As Democrats in Congress push through a massive pandemic relief proposal, prospects are brightening for a major slug of federal money coming to Maine state government and towns. We’ll discuss how the money might be used to settle a stalemate in the Legislature.

— Also, Republican Sen. Susan Collins will no longer cosponsor the Equality Act.

This week on Maine's Political Pulse: Republican Sen. Susan Collins defends her vote to convict former President Donald Trump as members of her party call for censure. We'll break down the dispute and why it's unique.

This week on Maine's Political Pulse: The latest on impeachment from Maine's two U.S. senators. Also, Secretary Of State Shenna Bellows begins fulfilling her promise for election law changes, and a bid for racial impact statements on bills hits a snag.