Legislation is in the works that would give in-state contractors preference in state-funded public works projects.
In an effort to help with the retention of competent and qualified workers, a new bill calls for an increase to reimbursement rates for home-based and community-based services.
Maine law bans children under 14 from using indoor tanning beds.
Over the last five years, there’s been a resurgence of thoughtful, high-concept science-fiction films that feature the best of modern special effects and Hollywood talent.
Republican leaders pulled their health care overhaul bill off the House floor Friday before a vote could be taken.
Low-income families looking to find affordable electronics are invited to the Augusta Goodwill Saturday.
Every two years, Maine’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women releases a report to inform lawmakers on issues that impact women and girls in our state.
An annual celebration of Vietnam veterans and their families took place at the Togus campus in Augusta Thursday.
State lawmakers are trying to pass legislation to help hungry students perform better in the classroom…
Several sex crime bills were discussed at a public hearing in Augusta Wednesday.
Several sex crime bills are scheduled to be discussed at a public hearing at the State House Wednesday, including some that would increase penalties.
Businesses, conservation and public health groups joined Mainers at the State House Tuesday to file a petition with the state’s Public Utilities Commission.
A reprieve of sorts for the Downeast Correctional Facility in Machiasport.
Maine lawmakers have rejected two attempts by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to make mining rules less restrictive.
A full day of public hearings on gun legislation at the State House Friday.
Whenever a bill is introduced that affects animal welfare, an advisory council made up of farmers, veterinarians, animal shelter employees, and more discuss the legislation in detail.
Two Maine state Senators are urging President Trump to issue an executive order prohibiting the Department of Homeland Security from banning citizens from federal buildings and airplanes.
Proposed legislation aimed at improving funding for county jails was given a public hearing in Augusta Wednesday.
A bill cleared a key committee Wednesday that would establish a community litter clean up day every May.