Rebekah Metzler

Rebekah Metzler

MaineToday Media State House Writer


Latest Articles by Rebekah Metzler

October 11, 2011

Yes on 1 campaign scores key supporter

Those hoping to restore same-day voter registration unveil a Web ad and MMA endorsement.

October 5, 2011

Think tank study finds fraud risk in elections

A review of records reveals flaws in voter tracking, and late registrations add to the vulnerability, an official says.

October 3, 2011

Report: States' laws could make it harder for 5 million to vote in 2012

The Yes on 1 campaign is working to convince Mainers to overturn a ban on same-day registration.

September 29, 2011

LePage: Merge natural resource departments

Combining the Conservation and Agriculture departments would let them pool resources, he says.

September 29, 2011

LePage pitches plan to merge departments

Gov. Paul LePage announced today he is working on a plan to merge the Departments of Agriculture and Conservation in an effort he says will "strengthen the natural resource economy."

September 27, 2011

Legislators make deal to reshuffle two Maine congressional districts

Only Kennebec County towns are affected as the Legislature easily approves a plan to balance the congressional district populations.

September 27, 2011

Maine's late vote sign-ups: GOP foes do it too

Records show Gov. LePage and others seeking to end last-two-days registration have made use of the law.

September 27, 2011

Legislature passes re-districting compromise

The Maine Legislature voted to pass a compromise congressional re-districting proposal, which balances the population of Maine's two congressional districts.

September 27, 2011

Coalition releases list of Republicans using same-day registration

Records reveal Gov. Paul LePage and at least nine legislators have at one time registered to vote on Election Day or during the two business days preceding it.

September 26, 2011

Committee endorses LePage pick to run DEP

The Senate will vote today on confirming Patricia Aho and on Ann Robinson for a seat on the MPBN board.