Sarah Nichols

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 local council, selectboard, and school board seats around the state,

Maine Women's Lobby

Maine minimum wage increase is a ‘women’s issue’

“On this anniversary of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the Maine Women’s Lobby asks all Maine voters to join us in voting yes on Question 4,” announced Eliza Townsend at a

municipal

Report shows living wage jobs hard to come by in Maine

The latest report on living wage jobs from the Alliance for a Just Society shows Maine has a significant job gap – the difference between what Maine workers need to

Sarah Nichols

Surge of young, progressive Mainers seek local office

When I decided to take the plunge as a not-quite 25 year-old and run for Auburn City Council this year, it occurred to me that something a bit strange is