Janet Mills

Jim Boyle

Gov. LePage will soon be out of office (finally). Here’s who’s lining up to replace him.

This week on the Beacon podcast, Taryn, Ben and Mike examine the rapidly-expanding gubernatorial field and new fundraising numbers. They also discuss the latest federal health care happenings (and why

Maine Legislature

As opioid deaths skyrocket, police call for Maine to expand Medicaid

An updated analysis released Tuesday by the offices of Maine’s Chief Medical Examiner and Attorney General shows that drug overdose deaths have continued to increase rapidly in Maine. Last year’s

money in politics

Will Maine’s Attorney General join ExxonMobil investigation?

Last Friday, NASA released data showing March of 2016 was the hottest March ever recorded since reliable measurements began in the late 1800s. February and January passed the same mark