Justin Alfond

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Only four Republican legislators support considering sanctions against LePage

Democratic Maine House Speaker Mark Eves released the results of a formal poll of House members last night, asking whether they supported returning to Augusta for a special legislative session

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Gov. LePage, angry at legislature, threatens to cut Drugs for the Elderly program

Maine Governor Paul LePage announced on Monday that, due to a refusal of legislative leaders to call a special session to reconsider certain legislation, he will use an executive order

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Democratic leaders reject Gov. LePage’s call for legislative do-over

Maine Democratic legislative leaders soundly rejected Governor Paul LePage’s request this afternoon to hold a special legislative session to revisit several pieces of legislation passed earlier this year, including an

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Maine Democratic leaders stand strong against minimum wage hostage-taking

“That is a non-starter for Democrats,” said Democratic Senate Minority Leader Justin Alfond on Friday when asked by Maine Public Radio about the latest attempt by Republicans in Augusta to

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Tired of vicious primaries? Support ranked choice voting and democratic reform

Holy heated campaign season! People are at each other’s throats. Not over who gets to be president, but over who gets to try to be president. Both parties are in