At The End Of The Fiscal Year, Maine Reports Revenue Surplus And Increase In Cash Reserves

Maine’s biennial budget requires bipartisan agreement and collaboration between both the legislative and executive branches. As a result, neither branch nor either party deserves all the credit during good times or all the blame in bad times.

But, through any lens, here is the evidence that state spending remains prudently within sustainable revenues:

One year …

Russians likely targeted election systems in all 50 states, Senate report says

To endure, democracy requires public confidence in voting systems and election results.

Given yesterday’s troubling report from the US Senate Intelligence Committee, I am especially gratified that, as a result of legislation that I worked on this session with the League of Women Voters of Maine and the Democracy Partnership, Maine’s own state elections …