Maine's Political Pulse

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Let’s check Maine's Political Pulse.

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It's Friday and time again for Maine's Political Pulse. 

And this week, it's a little different: The first regular session of the legislature is over but legislators left Augusta without acting on a whole host of issues. Maine Public Senior Political Correspondent Mal Leary spoke with Nora Flaherty on All Things Considered about what did and did not get done. You can find a transcript of the conversation here.

Rebecca Conley

It's Friday and time again for Maine's Political Pulse. 

Maine Public’s political reporters Mal Leary and Steve Mistler spoke with Irwin Gratz about Betsy Sweet's campaign announcement, state budget debates, and more.

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Rebecca Conley

It’s Friday and time for Maine's Political Pulse, a weekly roundup of the latest news from Augusta and Washington.

Political reporters Mal Leary and Steve Mistler joined News Director Mark Simpson to discuss Gov. Janet Mills' budget and the Democratic Party's standing in the Maine Legislature.

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Rebecca Conley

It’s Friday and time for Maine's Political Pulse, a weekly roundup of the latest news from Augusta and Washington.

Political reporters Mal Leary and Steve Mistler joined Senior Editor Keith Shorthall to touch on potential fractures in the Republican Party that emerged this week and perhaps answer one of Maine's biggest political questions of the year.

Rebecca Conley

It is time again to look at politics in the Pine Tree State.

Rebecca Conley

It’s Friday and time to catch up on all things politics with Maine’s Political Pulse. This week:

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It's Friday and time again for Maine's Political Pulse. This week Irwin Gratz talks with Steve Mistler and Mal Leary about Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ first veto - which contrasts starkly with past Governor' LePage's penchant for the act.

Rebecca Conley

It’s time to catch up on all things Maine Politics with Maine’s Political Pulse.

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The Pulse is back.

Rebecca Conley

It’s time again for Maine’s Political Pulse.

Rebecca Conley

It’s time again for Maine’s Political Pulse. This week, host Irwin Gratz speaks with Maine Public’s Steve Mistler and Mal Leary about a recent poll conducted by Pan Atlantic SMS. The results shed light on Mainers’ thoughts about the economy, the proposed CMP transmission line and the 2020 election.

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Maine Public's political reporters Steve Mistler and Mal Leary return to issues creating disruptions within Maines two largest political parties, including legislation that could challenge an electric transmission line, and, by extension, Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, and Irwin Gratz asked Steve Mistler about recent tweets by the vice-chair of the state Republican Party, Nick Isgro that continue to roil the GOP.

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It’s time to take Maine's Political Pulse.

Political Reporters Mal Leary and Steve Mistler told Irwin Gratz that vaccinations were a hot topic in the Legislature this week. The state's seen declining vaccination rates in recent years, but outbreaks of measles around the country and an increase of whooping cough cases in Maine, are causing some to reassess the state's vaccination laws. One bill before the legislature would end religious and philosophical opt-outs. A counter proposal would make obtaining a medical opt-out somewhat easier.

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It’s time once again for Maine’s Political Pulse, with Irwin Gratz, Mal Leary and Steve Mistler.

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