Redistricting in Maine

The latest population figures released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau could push more than 20,000 Maine residents into the more northern and rural of the state’s two congressional districts. After a long delay, the census released granular population...

Maine Legislature Say CMP Corridor Lease Unconstitutional

In one of its final votes of the session, the Legislature approved a joint order asserting that a lease negotiated between the state and Central Maine Power for the utility’s transmission corridor should have been approved by a vote by state lawmakers. While...

Governor Mills Swears In Maine Connectivity Authority Board Members

Governor Janet Mills swore in the Board of Directors for the Maine Connectivity Authority this week, a new State entity charged with achieving universal availability of high-speed broadband in Maine. The Board of Directors is charged with governing the Authority and...

Maine requires PFAS to be phased out by 2030

A bill requiring manufacturers to report their use of a class of toxic chemicals and phase them out by 2030 is now the law in Maine. The law that took effect this week was one of several legislative proposals to address contamination by PFAS, short for perfluoroalkyl...