Governor Mills Unveils Part Two Budget Proposal

Governor Janet Mills unveiled her Administration’s Part 2 budget for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 biennium, a proposal that makes a historic investment in Maine public schools and meets the State’s obligation to pay 55 percent of the cost of K-12 education for the...

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Maine Considers Consumer-Owned Electric Utility

Maine legislators have again proposed creating a new nonprofit, consumer-owned electric utility to replace two investor-owned utilities in the state, a move the electric companies say would cost billions of dollars to implement and delay the state reaching its clean...

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Maine Legislators Consider Recycling Reform Bills

Maine’s intent to create a first-in-the-nation recycling reform program to force private companies to pay for cleaning up packaging materials is subject to two competing bills in the State House. The state has developed plans for an “extended producer responsibility...

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