Feb 22: Mills And Collins Take Positions On Contentious Issues

Feb 25, 2019

This week, two major Maine politicians staked out positions this past week on controversial issues previously up in the air. 

Credit Rebecca Conley

For Republican Sen. Susan Collins, it was President Trump's "National Emergency" declaration. For Democratic Gov. Janet Mills it’s a new stance on an issue that's about transmitting electric power.

As our Political Pulse team of Mal Leary and Steve Mistler spoke with Morning Edition host Irwin Gratz about how, Mills’ support of a Central Maine Power transmission line's construction may have consequences.

Maine's Political Pulse is produced by Willis Ryder Arnold.

Originally published Feb. 22, 2018 at 3:51 p.m. ET.