Maine Insights

Maine lawmakers request probe into allegations of abuse of power by LePage

World Acadian Congress leader reportedly ousted because LePage threatened to withhold state funds

Reps. Roland “Danny” Martin and Robert Saucier are asking the state’s Government Oversight Committee to launch an investigation into allegations that Gov. Paul LePage threatened to withhold state funds from the World Acadian Congress if its then-president for Maine continued to hold the post. 

Maine lawmakers request probe into allegations of abuse of power by LePage

World Acadian Congress leader reportedly ousted because LePage threatened to withhold state funds

Reps. Roland “Danny” Martin and Robert Saucier are asking the state’s Government Oversight Committee to launch an investigation into allegations that Gov. Paul LePage threatened to withhold state funds from the World Acadian Congress if its then-president for Maine continued to hold the post. 

Small Businesses To Announce Support for Minimum Wage Ballot Campaign

Maine citizens call for transparency and accountability with Question 1 on Nov. ballot

 
Maine State Capitol Photo by Ramona du Houx
By Ramona du Houx                              
About 200 Mainers gathered at the State House today to rally in support of Question 1 on

Maine citizens call for transparency and accountability with Question 1 on Nov. ballot

 
Maine State Capitol Photo by Ramona du Houx
By Ramona du Houx                              
About 200 Mainers gathered at the State House today to rally in support of Question 1 on

Hillary R Clinton announces her plan for a clean energy future for America

Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate released a fact sheet detailing her plan to fight climate change on July 26th-- and it focuses on promoting clean energy generation across the country. Along with the transition to a clean energy economy comes new jobs putting up solar panels, building wind turbines and retro-fitting buildings. 

Locally grown food for UMaine campuses offers sustainable food path and helps farmers

Photos and article by Ramona du Houx

The “Maine Food for the UMaine System” coalition released its recommendations to the University of Maine System for its upcoming food contract, backed by more than 150 Maine producers, 50 individuals and organizations, and 1,500 students and University of Maine System community members. 

$2.7M for low-income housing for Portland, Maine

The Gateway Terminal, built during the Baldacci Administration and funded by state and federal grants, is an example of the tremendous development change sin the city from the 90's. photo Ramona du Houx

Houses passes Congresswoman Pingree’s Ruth Moore Act of 2015

Bill pushes Department of Veterans to make it easier for survivors of military sexual assault to receive disability benefits

Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area is now accepting registrations for Camp Ray of Hope