No Labels wins party status in Maine after feuding with Shenna Bellows

The centrist group No Labels won ballot access in Maine ahead of the 2024 presidential election, Secretary of State Shenna Bellows’ office announced……

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Chris Christie files appeal over failure to qualify for Maine primary

Maine’s secretary of state says Christie’s campaign fell more than 1,100 signatures short of the 2,000 it needed to qualify for the March 5 primary. But in an appeal filed last week, Christie’s campaign says they submitted more than……

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Golden Votes Against De Facto Electric Vehicle Mandates

“Demanding that manufacturers and dealership owners in Maine go against market forces and limit the sale of cars that Mainers depend upon, in favor of vehicles that we don’t currently have technology or the necessary infrastructure to support, is unwise. The bill I voted for would prevent such a mandate,” said Golden.…

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House Republicans Reject Golden Amendment to Prohibit Offshore Wind Development in Maine Fishing Grounds

“Offshore wind development in the Gulf’s most productive fishing grounds is a threat to Maine fishermen’s way of life,” said Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02). “House GOP members say they are opposed to offshore wind, but given this opportunity to close these fishing grounds to OSW, they failed to deliver. It calls into question their commitment to protecting America’s fishermen. This isn’t the first time they’ve proven unreliable, but I will keep trying to pass this protection against federal approval of OSW in LMA 1.”…

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Jared Golden calls for a ban of assault rifles, reversing position

“The time has now come for me to take responsibility for this failure, which is why I now call on the United States Congress to ban assault rifles, like the one used by the sick perpetrator of this mass killing in my hometown of Lewiston,” Golden said.…

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Collins, Golden Renew Call for DOJ Action Against Illicit Chinese Marijuana Grows Following Maine Wire Report

“I will continue to press DOJ to take all appropriate actions to ensure these criminals can no longer operate in Maine,” Collins said.…

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Jared Golden reverses himself to back assault weapons ban after Lewiston shooting

A day after deadly mass shootings in his home city, U.S. Rep. Jared Golden of Maine’s 2nd District said Thursday he supported the kind of assault weapons ban that he has opposed so far during his time in Congress.…

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How ads on Maine’s utility takeover are stretching the truth

Question 3 is the highest-profile referendum of the eight ballot measures up for a vote this fall, with voters set to decide whether the state should buy out the infrastructure of its two largest investor-owned utilities, Central Maine Power Co. and Versant Power, and create…

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“His Fight is Our Fight,” King Says in Response to Zelenskyy Visit to Capitol Hill

“…Putin believed he would quickly defeat his neighbor, rebuild the Soviet Union, and divide the Free World, but on every count, he has failed. While this war has waged longer than expected, it is 

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Golden Votes Against Electric Vehicle Mandates

Congressman Jared Golden voted to pass H.R. 1435, the Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act, legislation that would prohibit the EPA from allowing states to directly or indirectly limit the sale or use of new gas-powered cars.

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House Dem brags about plan to transform moderate Blue Dog Coalition into rural Antifacist group

Democrat Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (WA) – who co-chairs the Blue Dog Coalition with Reps. Jared Golden, (ME), and Rep. Mary Peltola, (AK) said that she and other coalition leadership  are rebuilding the group after……

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Major Progressive Donors Funded Press Herald Purchase and Are Funding Another News Outlet in Maine

George Soros and Hansjörg Wyss are among the uber wealthy progressives bankrolling a new news outlet in Maine, the Maine Morning Star…

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Senator Collins’ Statement on Senator Mitt Romney Retirement

It is with deep regret that I learn of Senator Romney’s decision not to seek reelection next year.  During his Senate service, he has accomplished a great deal and has been an extraordinary member, bringing knowledge, experience, and integrity to every issue.  I have had the pleasure of teaming up with him on many important issues, including the 2021 infrastructure law and legislation to ensure marriage equality, gun safety, and the sanctity of our elections. 

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Maine’s DC Delegates Announce Contract Award to Build at least Three Destroyers at Bath Iron Works

The contract is part ofthe Navy’s 5th DDG-51 multiyear procurement (MYP) authorized by Congress.  The contract also supports the potential……

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GOP flips Maine House seat in special June election

Former Maine House member and Waldoboro Selectman Abden Simmons defeated a Democrat Tuesday to win election in the House District 45 race.…

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Taibbi Tells Congress Angus King Sought Twitter Censorship

Taibbi revealed that Maine Sen. Angus King gave Twitter and Facebook lists of people who were critical of King during his 2018 re-election campaign, and many of those users were subsequently banned from the platforms.…

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WATCH: Wabanaki leaders address Maine Legislature for first time in two decades

Maine tribes are only tribes in the country that do not have the access to federal laws that get passed in Congress that benefit Indian Country,” said Chief William Nicholas of the Passamaquoddy tribe…

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Maine employees union says Janet Mills’ administration violated labor laws

The union representing Maine state workers filed a labor relations complaint on Friday against Gov. Janet Mills’ administration, alleging a negotiator refused to bargain in good faith over a new contract.…

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Republicans are winning over Mainers on voter ID, poll shows

Nearly two-thirds of Maine voters backed requiring photo identification to vote, according to a University of New Hampshire poll…

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Angus King’s Social Security proposal puts him to Susan Collins’ right

Sen. King is working on a SS plan with Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana. It has not been released yet, but early reports show it could raising the retirement age from 67 to roughly 70,…

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