Governor Janet Mills

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Gov. Janet Mills discusses the state's response to the coronavirus, including the declaration of civil emergency and ever-tightening precautions. We'll learn what her top priorities are in this challenging time, and how she plans to protect Maine's people and economy from the serious repercussions of this global pandemic.

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Bangor Daily News

Donna Loring has stepped into a position specifically created to better represent the needs and issues of Maine’s Native communities. The state and tribal governments have had difficult relations over issues including tribal sovereignty over land claims, gambling, fishing and hunting. Recent improvements in relations include the recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day and ban of mascots reflecting Native symbols and people. We’ll discuss the history and current status of relations between the state and Maine’s Native people, as well as what Loring’s goals are in her relatively new role.