by Alan Pyke Posted on January 21, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
While state officials portray their decision as an act of compliance with federal law, the feds have invited Maine to waive work requirements for another year because the economy is still too weak for the policy to be effective.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 14, 2015
Applicants will have to disclose prior felonies and take a drug test or risk losing benefits.
by Scott Keyes Posted on December 16, 2014 Updated: December 16, 2014
Maine voters will likely decide whether to adopt Ranked-Choice Voting next year.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on October 31, 2014
Maine's governor, Paul LePage, has questioned the science behind climate change, opposed clean energy policies, and talked up the economic benefits of global warming.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on October 30, 2014
Kaci Hickox's act of defiance illustrates exactly why experts say health workers shouldn't be quarantined.
by Judd Legum Posted on October 18, 2014
The teacher didn't actually come into contact with any Ebola patients.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 15, 2014
The way most American states count their ballots is truly inane.
by Igor Volsky Posted on September 4, 2014
The comment, which referenced China's 5,500 mile-long Great Wall, elicited laughs from the audience.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 6, 2014 Updated: August 7, 2014
Maine's longtime senator Susan Collins (R) doesn't lash out against Environmental Protection Agency "overreach" or decry the "war on coal," but her opponent thinks that isn't enough.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on July 22, 2014 Updated: July 23, 2014
Don't let the boring procedural language fool you: ExxonMobil and Enridge's proxy battle with South Portland's city council just got a lot more interesting.