Gov. Janet Mills on Thursday signed into law a controversial bill banning the use of Native American mascots in all state public schools.
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, in her proposed two-year budget, is heeding advice from an auditor of the state’s child protective system by proposing the state hire more caseworkers.
A bill to increase Maine’s minimum teacher salary to $40,000 won support in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, likely portending a victory for Democrats and the state teachers union, who have been working since 2014 to enact such a measure.
Wednesday’s public hearing on a Democrat-backed bill that would increase the number of licensed medical professionals who can perform abortions in Maine provided the latest forum for the long-running debate over the legal procedure.
A bill broadly banning the use of conversion therapy on minors won bipartisan support in a legislative committee Thursday.
A bill to officially change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day in Maine received final approval from the Senate on Thursday, paving the way for it to become law.
Lawmakers on Tuesday voted on three charter school regulation bills that, while inconsequential in the immediate future, signal building momentum among Democrats in the Legislature to tighten the standards on Maine’s charter school system.
Democrats in the Maine House of Representatives effectively killed a handful of Republican-backed bills on Thursday that were designed to slow the state’s voter-approved minimum wage hikes or offset its impact on employers.
Maine’s senior senator is arguing that the president is taking the wrong approach in his latest effort to kill his predecessor’s signature health care plan.
Good morning from Augusta. A so-called “red flag” bill to allow courts to order a person deemed dangerous to temporarily surrender guns is moving forward again in the Maine Legislature and could be an early flashpoint for conservatives despite a past compromise of sorts on the issue.