News from June 12, 2013

June 13, 2013

House rejects 3 bills limiting abortion

Three abortion-related bills failed by solid margins in the Maine House after emotional debates.

June 13, 2013

Maine high court hears appeal of transgender teen

Nicole Maines sought justice from the state's highest court, claiming an Orono school district discriminated against her by barring her from using the girls' bathroom.

June 13, 2013

LePage tells man ‘I’ve done my part’ in response to Lewiston fires letter

LePage also says he's forgiven Lewiston for $400,000 in loans, which city officials say they know nothing about.

June 13, 2013

Maine paper mill to lay off 120 workers for 1 week

NewPage paper company is giving 120 maintenance workers at its western Maine mill one-week furloughs in a move to save money.