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 2018-12-11 00:12 

Newscentermaine.com

LePage's Facebook page will unblock critical users due to settlement...

The administrators of the Paul LePage, Maine's Governor Facebook page will stop blocking people who make critical comments of the Governor to settle a federal court complaint brought by the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine....

 2018-12-10 19:20 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Maine governor settles suit claiming Facebook censorship...

Maine's Republican governor has settled with the ACLU over a lawsuit that charged his Facebook page was blocking the governor's critics. The operators of Gov. Paul LePage's Facebook page agreed ......

 2018-12-10 19:19 

Washington Times

Maine governor settles suit claiming Facebook censorship...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's Republican governor has settled with the ACLU over a lawsuit that charged his Facebook page was blocking the governor's critics. The operators of Gov. Paul LePage's Facebook page agreed to unblock certain critics...

 2018-12-10 17:35 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

LePage team settles suit filed by 2 people blocked from his Facebook page...

The operator of a Facebook page that promotes the political views of Republican Gov. Paul LePage has settled a federal lawsuit brought by the ACLU of Maine by agreeing to stop blocking users who post critical comments. But as part of the agreement, approv...

 2018-12-10 11:51 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

How these Democratic leaders hope to fix what they believe LePage broke...

AUGUSTA (BDN) -- House Speaker Sara Gideon, who on Wednesday earned a second term as leader of the Legislature's lower chamber, said that she and other lawmakers, party affiliation aside, are breathing a sigh of relief to have Gov. Paul LePage "in...

 2018-12-10 06:51 

WGME

[ Maine ]

How these Democratic leaders hope to fix what they believe LePage broke updated...

AUGUSTA (BDN) -- House Speaker Sara Gideon, who on Wednesday earned a second term as leader of the Legislature's lower chamber, said that she and other lawmakers, party affiliation aside, are breathing a sigh of relief to have Gov. Paul LePage "in...

 2018-12-08 21:38 

AP

Maine boosts reimbursement rates for opioid use treatment...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has increased reimbursement rates for medication-assisted treatment thanks to funding passed by lawmakers to address the opioid cr......

 2018-12-08 20:39 

Idaho Statesman

Maine boosts reimbursement rates for opioid use treatment...

Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has increased reimbursement rates for medication-assisted treatment thanks to funding passed by lawmakers to address the opioid crisis. The administration last month passed emergency rules ... Click to Cont...

 2018-12-08 20:38 

US News & World Report

Maine Boosts Reimbursement Rates for Opioid Use Treatment...

Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has increased reimbursement rates for medication-assisted treatment thanks to funding passed by lawmakers to address the opioid crisis....

 2018-12-08 20:38 

Washington Times

Maine boosts reimbursement rates for opioid use treatment...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has increased reimbursement rates for medication-assisted treatment thanks to funding passed by lawmakers to address the opioid crisis. The administration last month passed emergency r...

 2018-12-06 16:27 

The Hill

Maine judge denies GOP governor's request to stay Medicaid expansion order...

Gov. Paul LePage has refused to implement Medicaid expansion....

 2018-12-05 21:59 

Fosters.com

[ NH ]

New Maine lawmakers promise to change course...

AUGUSTA, Maine — The state's chief justice swore in lawmakers Wednesday as Democrats laid out plans to counter Trump administration policies and change course from outgoing firebrand Gov. Paul LePage.Democrats flipped the Senate and gained seats...

 2018-12-05 21:59 

Seacoastonline.com

[ NH ]

New Maine lawmakers promise to change course...

AUGUSTA, Maine — The state's chief justice swore in lawmakers Wednesday as Democrats laid out plans to counter Trump administration policies and change course from outgoing firebrand Gov. Paul LePage.Democrats flipped the Senate and gained seats...

 2018-12-05 20:31 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Gov. LePage undergoes back surgery...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Maine's new legislature has been sworn in, but it was Maine's Chief Justice, and not the Governor, who administered the Oath of Office. A spokesperson for Governor Paul LePage confirms that the governor had a scheduled back surge...

 2018-12-05 19:34 

AP

New Maine lawmakers sworn in amid promises to change course...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The state's chief justice swore in lawmakers Wednesday as Democrats laid out plans to counter Trump administration policies and change course from outgoing firebrand Gov. Paul......

 2018-12-05 19:29 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

New Maine lawmakers sworn in amid promises to change course...

AUGUSTA (AP) — The state's chief justice swore in lawmakers Wednesday as Democrats laid out plans to counter Trump administration policies and change course from outgoing firebrand Gov. Paul LePage. Democrats flipped the Senate and gained seats ...

 2018-12-05 16:40 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

New crop of Maine lawmakers sworn-in...

Chief Justice Leigh Saufley delivered the oath of office to lawmakers Wednesday. The governor typically administers oaths of office, but Republican Gov. Paul LePage had back surgery scheduled....

 2018-12-05 15:31 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Gov. LePage undergoes back surgery new...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Maine's new legislature has been sworn in, but it was Maine's Chief Justice, and not the Governor, who administered the Oath of Office. A spokesperson for Governor Paul LePage confirms that the governor had a scheduled back surge...

 2018-12-05 05:13 

Idaho Statesman

New crop of Maine lawmakers to be sworn in...

A new crop of Maine lawmakers is set for swearing-in. Chief Justice Leigh Saufley will swear-in lawmakers Wednesday. The governor typically administers oaths of office, but Republican Gov. Paul LePage ... Click to Continue...

 2018-12-04 18:29 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Chief justice to fill in for LePage to swear-in Maine lawmakers...

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine's Republican governor will not administer the oath of office to lawmakers at their ceremonial swearing-in ceremony. Gov. Paul LePage's spokeswoman Julie Rabinowitz said Tuesday the governor is scheduled for back surgery ...

 2018-12-04 17:37 

Washington Times

Chief justice, not governor, to swear-in Maine lawmakers...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's Republican governor will not administer the oath of office to lawmakers at their ceremonial swearing-in ceremony. Gov. Paul LePage's spokeswoman Julie Rabinowitz said Tuesday the governor is scheduled for back surgery...

 2018-12-04 00:25 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

All executive branch State of Maine offices to close on Wednesday...

AUGUSTA - In observance of the National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush, Governor Paul Lepage has ordered all executive branch State of Maine offices to be closed on Wednesday. Public schools are not impacted by this order. Lepage released ...

 2018-12-03 21:42 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Maine closes some state offices as part of day of mourning for George H.W. Bush...

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine's governor has declared certain state government agencies and offices will close in honor of former President George H.W. Bush. Republican Gov. Paul LePage announced Monday that non-essential state offices will be closed on ...

 2018-12-03 21:33 

Washington Times

Maine closes some state offices for George H.W. Bush funeral...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's governor has declared certain state government agencies and offices will close in honor of former President George H.W. Bush. Republican Gov. Paul LePage announced Monday that non-essential state offices will be closed on...

 2018-12-02 15:17 

US News & World Report

Maine's Wind Commission Set to Meet...

Republican Gov. Paul LePage's commission examining concerns posed by the governor about wind energy is set to meet....

 2018-12-02 15:17 

Washington Times

Maine's wind commission set to meet...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Republican Gov. Paul LePage's commission examining concerns posed by the governor about wind energy is set to meet. The Wind Energy Advisory Commission is set to meet Wednesday at the Cross Office Building in Augusta. The governo...

 2018-12-02 00:07 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Gov. LePage directs flags to half-staff to honor Bush...

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul LePage is reacting to the death of the 41st President, saying "America has lost an icon." "President Bush's life and legacy of public service will be an eternal source of hope and inspiration for the people of Maine...

 2018-12-01 05:00 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Government officials mourn passing of former president George H.W. Bush...

Governor Paul LePage, Newly elected governor Janet Mills and Senators Susan Collins and Angus King mourn the loss of former president George H.W. Bush...

 2018-11-28 15:16 

WGME

[ Maine ]

LePage's legal bills to fight Medicaid expansion top $200,000 6 hours ago...

AUGUSTA (WGME) - Maine Governor Paul LePage continues to fight to stop the voter-approved expansion of Medicaid in Maine. Compliance with the expansion law would provide healthcare coverage to as many as 80,000 low-income Mainers, but the governor argues ...

 2018-11-27 18:41 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Paul LePage request stay of order to expand Medicaid...

In the waning days of the LePage administration, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services is requesting a stay of a judge's order that would compel the administration to implement Medicaid expansion. Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy rul...

 2018-11-27 12:22 

Delaware County Daily Times

Guest Column: About troubled kids and how they got that way...

The day before Maine's Nov. 6 gubernatorial election, Republican Governor Paul LePage announced that regardless who won he was moving to Florida....

 2018-11-25 18:17 

Newscentermaine.com

Political Brew: Running out the clock on Medicaid...

A judge has ordered the LePage administration to adopt rules for Medicaid expansion by December 5th. But our NEWS CENTER Maine political analysts think it may not happen on Gov. Paul LePage's watch....

 2018-11-25 09:00 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Mills administration: Energy policy to change '180 degrees'...

Efforts to expand natural gas capacity. Hopes of luring discounted Canadian electricity. Measures to stunt the growth of solar power and discourage wind farms on land and sea. These actions championed for eight years by Gov. Paul LePage and Republican all...

 2018-11-24 16:00 

ThinkProgress

Maine's Gov. LePage uses final days in office to resist expanding Medicaid...

Gov. Paul LePage (R-ME) will leave office in January — but not before using his final few months in the governor's mansion to resisting providing health care to an additional 70,000 low-income Mainers. A Maine judge ordered LePage this week to f...

 2018-11-22 03:08 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Court orders Gov. LePage comply with Medicaid expansion...

STATEWIDE - A Kennebec County Superior Court Justice ruled in favor of Medicaid expansion on Wednesday, and ordered Governor Paul LePage to comply with the law voted in by Mainers more than a year ago. This is the latest of a months-long court battle betw...

 2018-11-22 00:00 

Daily Kos

Maine Supreme Court gives outgoing Gov. LePage a parting gift, a kick in the pants over Medicaid...

Outgoing Republican Gov. Paul LePage is getting on everyone's last nerve in Maine, including Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy who gave him a December 5 deadline to implement the Medicaid expansion voters approved in 2017. She ruled that Maine...

 2018-11-21 23:27 

Newsmax

Maine Judge Says State Must Comply With Medicaid Expansion...

A Maine Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that the state must comply with a Medicaid expansion that voters approved last year, forcing Republican Gov. Paul LePage to move forward with it....

 2018-11-21 20:50 

The Hill

Maine judge orders GOP governor to implement Medicaid expansion...

Gov. Paul LePage has long resisted Medicaid expansion....

 2018-11-21 19:24 

Washington Examiner

Judge sets deadline for Maine Obamacare Medicaid expansion...

A judge on Wednesday ordered Maine Gov. Paul LePage to carry out the Obamacare Medicaid program expansion that voters approved more than a year ago through a ballot measure....

 2018-11-21 17:59 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

LePage denies pardon for deported father...

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) -- Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage has denied a father of three's request to pardon a drug trafficking conviction that led to his deportation to Haiti. [Immigrant living in Maine deported to Haiti]LePage reportedly said in a t...

 2018-11-21 17:39 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Judge orders LePage administration to expand MaineCare...

Kennebec County Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy has ordered Gov. Paul LePage's administration to move forward with a voter-approved expansion of MaineCare, the state's Medicaid system. Murphy's order, issued on Wednesday, details seven ...

 2018-11-21 17:37 

Washington Times

Judge issues deadline for next steps on Medicaid expansion...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A state judge says Maine can use existing Medicaid funding to expand Medicaid as voters demanded in 2017. Justice Michaela Murphy ruled Wednesday that Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has until Dec. 5 to adopt rules ...

 2018-11-21 16:10 

US News & World Report

LePage Denies Pardon for Deported Father...

Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage denies father of three's request to pardon a drug trafficking conviction that led to his deportation to Haiti....

 2018-11-21 13:50 

Washington Times

State says revenue exceeds expectations again in October...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration says that tax revenue has surpassed expectations again in October. LePage's Finance Commissioner Alec Porteous said Tuesday that Maine collected $26.6 million in tax revenue over o...

 2018-11-21 13:50 

US News & World Report

State Says Revenue Exceeds Expectations Again in October...

Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration says that tax revenue has surpassed expectations again in October....

 2018-11-21 12:59 

WGME

[ Maine ]

LePage denies pardon for deported father 7 hours ago...

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) -- Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage has denied a father of three's request to pardon a drug trafficking conviction that led to his deportation to Haiti. [Immigrant living in Maine deported to Haiti]LePage reportedly said in a t...

 2018-11-21 00:40 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

LePage denies pardon for Waterville resident deported to Haiti...

WATERVILLE — Gov. Paul LePage has denied a request to pardon a drug trafficking conviction for Waterville resident Lexius Saint Martin, who was deported to Haiti earlier this year in a high-profile and contentious case that separated him from his wi...

 2018-11-15 08:59 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

LePage vows to run for governor again if spending gets out of control...

Gov. Paul LePage is vowing to return to Maine from Florida to run again for governor in 2022 if the state's finances get out of hand....

 2018-11-15 02:02 

The Hill

Maine governor says he'd run again if incoming governor doesn't expand Medicaid sustainably...

Outgoing Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said Tuesday that he would consider running against Janet Mills (D), the governor elect, if she does not implement Medicaid expansion in a financially "sustainable"; way....

 2018-11-14 20:26 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

LePage may run again if Medicaid funding problem is not fixed...

AUGUSTA (WGME) - Gov. Paul LePage says he could make another run at the Blaine House in four years. He says if his successor does not implement Medicaid expansion in a way that's financially sustainable he will run against her in 2022. Governor-elect ...

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