As a rural state with low wages and an aging population, Medicaid expansion would provide coverage to some 70,000 additional Mainers, starting July 2.
By Jessica Yarvin
Maine voters said they want to offer Medicaid to more people in the state, but in the face of opposition from Governor Paul LePage and the Trump administration, will it happen?…
By Laura Santhanam
Maine's governor says residents of his state made an expensive mistake when they voted to expand access to Medicaid, and he is hesitant to implement it at all.
By Associated Press
Tuesday's referendum represented the first time since the law took effect that the question of expansion had been put in front of U.S. voters.
By Patrick Whittle, Associated Press
By David Sharp, Associated Press
Senator Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, introduces Senator Jeff Sessions, a Republican from Alabama, not pictured, at the start of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. Sessions will warn at his…
LePage told a media outlet on Thursday: "I just love to sit in my office and make up ways so they'll write these stupid stories because they are just so stupid, it's awful."…
By Patty Wight, Maine Public
One option touted by House Republicans borrows an idea that Maine used just before the Affordable Care Act went into effect. It’s called an “invisible high-risk pool” — invisible because people in it didn’t even know they were.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
A list released Friday includes 22 monuments on federal land in 11 states and five marine monuments in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Two Republican senators said Monday that they'll propose legislation that lets states keep Obamacare or opt for a new program providing trimmed-down coverage.
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