religion

Maine religious leaders urge Sen. Collins to take a stand against health care repeal

Members of Faith in Public Life and Mainers for Accountable Leadership rallied in  Portland’s Lobsterman Park on Friday to urge Senator Susan Collins to oppose the Republican health care repeal plan. “Speaking with one voice, we implore you to oppose the Better Care Reconciliation Act on moral grounds,” said Sister Jackie Moreau of Portland. “Amid all this needless suffering, it carves

federal

Mainers say Sen. Collins must finally take a stand on health care repeal

Holding signs declaring “Time to take a stand,” advocates for access to health care gathered outside Senator Susan Collins’ regional

Angus King

King searches Senate chamber for Republican health care repeal bill

Sen. Angus King opened and examined desks on the Senate floor on Wednesday in a mock attempt to find where

fair taxes

Mainers angry over health care repeal vote find Rep. Poliquin in Boston

Second-District Representative Bruce Poliquin has mostly been avoiding public appearances in Maine following his vote in favor of the Republican

Susan Collins

Maine business owners oppose Trump’s attempt to weaken health and safety rules

The Maine Small Business Coalition has submitted a letter to the offices of Senators Angus King and Susan Collins, signed

education

I worked hard volunteering to pass Question 2. I won’t vote for any politician who ignores it.

I care about my community. That’s why, last year, I went out in sub-zero temperatures and rain storms to knock

podcast

Reminder: Mainers expect tax fairness in the state budget

This week on the Beacon Podcast, Ben and Mike discuss the roots and context of the state budget impasse and

democracy

Maine’s local civic culture still survives in the age of Trump and LePage

This week, as Mainers went to the polls to vote for a statewide bond referendum, local school budgets, and countless

health care

Mainers deliver messages in pill bottles asking Sen. Collins to oppose health care repeal

On Wednesday, health care advocates delivered more than a hundred pill bottles to the office of Senator Susan Collins, each

Maine State Employees Association

Maine Democrats should learn a lesson from the 2011 budget deal

Yesterday, Senate Republicans and House Democrats agreed to create a conference committee to reconcile the different budgets passed by their

Maine Legislature

Minimum wage law mostly survives Maine legislature, but tipped wages cut

Most of Maine’s new minimum wage law survived a series of repeal attempts in the Maine House of Representatives Tuesday