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  • Published
    October 17, 2011

    ON MAINE POLITICS: Bills list is mixed bag

    AUGUSTA — From hair-braiding regulations to dog training, the list of legislative bill requests is out, with lawmakers looking to do a whole host of things when the they return in January.

  • Published
    October 12, 2011

    Online commercial touts same-day voting support

    AUGUSTA — Less than a month before Election Day, proponents of a people’s veto initiative to preserve same-day voter registration are touting endorsements and an online commercial that they hope to put on television.

  • Published
    October 12, 2011

    Campaign for people’s veto ramps up efforts

    AUGUSTA — Less than a month before Election Day, proponents of a people’s veto initiative to preserve same-day voter registration are touting endorsements and an online commercial that they hope to put on television.

  • Published
    October 10, 2011

    ON MAINE POLITICS: Numbers don’t lie, do they?

    AUGUSTA — One of the ongoing arguments between supporters and detractors of Election Day registration is whether or not the practice has led to Maine’s high voter turnout.

  • Published
    October 6, 2011

    MHPC study: State elections liable to fraud

    AUGUSTA — The Maine Heritage Policy Center says a study it conducted shows that Maine elections are susceptible to fraud.

  • Published
    October 6, 2011

    Conservative group: Maine elections lack proper safeguards

    AUGUSTA — The Maine Heritage Policy Center says a study it conducted shows that Maine elections are susceptible to fraud.

  • Published
    October 4, 2011

    Same-day vote supporters point to report

    AUGUSTA — Supporters of same-day voter registration are touting a report by a think tank that analyzed the potential effect of new laws passed by more than a dozen states — including Maine — to change how and when voters can register and vote.

  • Published
    October 4, 2011

    Report: GOP focus on election laws could ’tilt political terrain’

    AUGUSTA — Supporters of same-day voter registration are touting a report by a think tank that analyzed the potential effect of new laws passed by more than a dozen states — including Maine — to change how and when voters can register and vote.

  • Published
    August 22, 2011

    ON MAINE POLITICS: Labor mural heads south

    Seeking to capitalize on the emotion stirred by Gov. Paul LePage’s decision to remove a mural depicting labor history from the lobby at the Maine Department of Labor, the Maine AFL-CIO is sending copies of the artwork to be displayed in an exhibition in Rockville, Md.

  • Published
    August 20, 2011

    Map divides parties

    AUGUSTA — A meeting is scheduled Tuesday for the public to weigh in on congressional redistricting in Maine, but it’s not clear exactly what will be up for debate.

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