Thursday, December 12, 2013
Most people favor directing tax revenue to higher education, and almost half say K-12 schools don't get enough money.
Democrat Elizabeth “Libby” Mitchell and Republican Paul LePage are in a statistical dead heat in the Maine governor's race, according to a poll released today.
The Maine Poll, conducted for MaineToday Media by Critical Insights, had 30 percent of likely voters supporting Mitchell, compared to LePage at 29 percent. This represents a significant change in a race where LePage has consistently led polls by 12 or more percentage points. In Critical Insights’ last poll, released Sept. 19, LePage had 38 percent voter support and Mitchell had 25 percent.
A letter from the House ethics committee says that the 1st District congresswoman is allowed to travel on the plane because its use is considered a gift from a family member.
Pingree should mention rides on her fiance's private jet, but her House seat isn't at risk, experts say.
The independent, who's worked in D.C. and China, decries what he sees as antagonistic party politics.
Sheryl Crow's latest sound is a big, rollicking, '70s vibe dominated by horns and organ, strong guitar and plenty of funky wah-wah.
Politicians have long courted Maine's chief ethnic group, though it doesn't necessarily vote as a bloc.
Paul LePage continues to hold a strong lead, but a significant 21 percent of voters are undecided and waiting 'to be grabbed,' a poll finds.