All posts tagged "Maine"

  • Maine Senators Susan Collins, Angus King Back Net Neutrality

    The proposal to undo the FCC’s recent rollback of net neutrality protections is continuing to gain steam in the Senate, with both of Maine’s Senators saying the back a plan by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) to invalidate...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • Maine Dems Could Sue Gov. LePage If He Tries To Block Medicaid Expansion

    Gov. Paul LePage (R-ME) is still trying his level best to block Medicaid expansion in his state. After a number of attempts by the state legislature to pass expansion — all vetoed by LePage — the question...

    • Posted January 6, 2018
  • GOP Sens. Collins, Rubio Voice Opposition To Offshore Drilling

    Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME)  and Marco Rubio (R-FL) are the first two GOP Senators to speak out against the Trump administration’s plan to allow offshore drilling off the coast of a number of U.S. states Collins took...

    • Posted January 6, 2018
  • Paul LePage
    Maine Gov. LePage Threatens to Block Medicaid Expansion

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) says he will violate the will of his constituents by refusing to expand Medicaid access, even though the state voted to do just that on Tuesday night. In a statement, LePage says...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
  • Sen. Susan Collins
    Susan Collins Won’t Run for Governor

    An unlikely ally in the fight against Trumpcare, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) could have left the ranks of the upper chamber if she had managed to put together a successful gubernatorial run in Maine. She announced Friday,...

    • Posted October 13, 2017
  • Susan Collins Says No — Graham-Cassidy Fails To get 50 Votes

    Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) is the third Republican U.S. Senator to signal she will vote against the latest incarnation of TrumpCare, also known as Graham-Cassidy. Collins made her announcement on Monday evening, noting that the process by...

    • Posted September 25, 2017