In a stark contrast to the previous administration, Gov. Janet Mills is committing a significant amount of state resources in response to the opiate crisis, which killing a person a day in Maine, but she won’t consider two strategies which evidence suggests would save lives.
Last Monday, Gov. Janet Mills introduced her vision for a new $8 billion Maine state budget, focusing on investments to Medicaid, education, and tackling the opioid crisis.
Within the next couple weeks, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) will introduce Medicare-For All proposals in the U.S. House and Senate, and some Democrats are already walking back their commitment for the initiative.
Bowdoin College philosophy professor Sarah Conly has a radical idea to address the growing problem of overpopulation — adopt a “one couple, one child” rule here in the U.S.
In a direct reversal of the the previous LePage administration's request, Janet Mills has rejected new federal work requirements for Medicaid recipients.
Hi all, Welcome to our final issue of 2018. Inside, we attempt to recall the ridiculous year that just happened (the impressionistic cover by Portland artist berds.one is a good start), spotlight a few New Year’s Eve parties (check listings for the full slate) and offer reviews and previews …
Portland’s Overdose Prevention Task Force has suspended monthly meetings until at least June 2019, sparking concerns among harm reduction activists who say the group is failing to implement strategies that could immediately save lives.
The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a new proposal on Tuesday that would eliminate a major part of the Obama-era Clean Water Rule, prompting outcry from environmentalists and others in Maine.
Senator Susan Collins has shown once again that when it comes to issues of consequence, she’s inclined to say one thing but vote the opposite way.
Maine’s congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-1) has officially backed the ambitious Green New Deal, a plan for a massive federal investment package designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and transform the U.S. economy to be carbon neutral within 10 years.
Maine’s two congressional candidates differ whether 78-year-old establishment Democrat Nancy Pelosi should continue to lead their party in the U.S. House.
Wondering if the latest snowstorm has prompted a city wide parking ban? Now there’s an app to check.
While we still don’t officially know who will emerge as the winner of Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, one thing is already clear — ranked choice voting played such an important role that it will likely be used as model for election reform across the country.