Following Riverview’s Recertification, Mills Abandons Plans For Step Down Psychiatric Facility
Gov. Janet Mills is abandoning the proposal initiated by her predecessor to create a so-called “step down” unit in Bangor to handle psychiatric patients who don’t need hospital care, but are still considered a risk to the public.
The legislature’s budget-writing Appropriations Committee has started work on Gov. Janet Mills' proposed supplemental budget to pay the state’s bills through the current budget year, which ends July 1. But it does a lot more than that.
Mills Met With Head Of CMP’s Parent Company As Transmission Line Controversy Continues
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills and members of her staff on Wednesday met with the head of the massive Spanish power company that owns Central Maine Power, a utility which is under investigation by state regulators for ongoing billing problems and which is also engaged in a public relations campaign as it seeks approval of a 145-mile transmission line to send hydropower from Quebec to Massachusetts.
Maine Gov. Janet Mills told a joint convention of the Legislature Monday night that her budget is aimed at the future, and defended it against criticism that it is unsustainable. Mills said her budget is responsible, and provides needed investments in critical areas without raising taxes.
Mills Proposes Budget Plan That Targets Health Care, Education, Property Taxes
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills is prioritizing health care, education funding and the opioid crisis in her first two-year spending plan, a sprawling policy document totalling $8 billion over a biennium that begins July 1.
Maine GOP Worries Mills' Budget Proposal Is Unsustainable
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills has released her proposed two-year state budget that she says responds to what Mainers told her during the campaign. Republican lawmakers, though, say the budget is unsustainable and relies too heavily on one-time money.
What Mainers Should Look For In Mills' Two Year Budget Proposal
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills will present her two-year budget plan Friday. The proposal is expected to have wide-ranging implications for Mainers, the Democratic-controlled Legislature and the governor herself.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Lawmakers are set to hear from the nominees chosen by the new Democratic governor to lead state agencies and roll out her plans to tackle the opioid crisis, climate change and health care costs.