Supreme Court Strikes Down Maine Policy Barring Tuition Aid for Religious Schools
Supreme Court
Supreme Court Strikes Down Maine Policy Barring Tuition Aid for Religious Schools
2022-06-21 17:35:52
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a longstanding education policy in Maine that made K-12 schools with religious instruction ineligible for taxpayer-backed tuition aid. Writing for the majority in the 6-3 decision, Chief Justice John Roberts held... Read More

Fierce Competition in South Carolina as Four States Hold Primaries
2022 Elections
Fierce Competition in South Carolina as Four States Hold Primaries
2022-06-14 13:54:40
by Dan McCue

It is primary day in four states with voters heading to the polls in Maine, Nevada, North Dakota and South Carolina. In Maine, Republican voters will choose between former Rep. Bruce Poliquin and longtime Selectwoman Liz Caruso, a far-right candidate... Read More

Two Vie In GOP Faceoff In Maine With Hopes of Unseating Golden
2022 Elections
Two Vie In GOP Faceoff In Maine With Hopes of Unseating Golden
2022-06-13 17:43:08
by Madeline Hughes

AUGUSTA, Maine — The primary this Tuesday in Maine’s northernmost congressional district is worth watching as two Republicans vie for the chance to face Democratic incumbent Jared Golden in November. Former Rep. Bruce Poliquin — who is running for an... Read More

Indiana Joins Growing List of States That Have Completed Redistricting
Redistricting
Indiana Joins Growing List of States That Have Completed Redistricting
2021-10-11 18:43:15
by Dan McCue

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana last week became the fourth state to formally adopt new state legislative and congressional district boundaries using data from the 2020 census. Only Maine, Nebraska and Oregon beat Indiana to the punch. Indiana’s General Assembly approved... Read More

ME Senate: Susan Collins (R)
Senate Watch
ME Senate: Susan Collins (R)
2020-10-28 16:07:21
by TWN Staff

About Collins: Susan Collins has been recognized by her colleagues as one of the hardest working members of Congress.  During her entire time in the U.S. Senate, she has never missed a roll-call vote – more than 7,300. Collins is... Read More

ME Senate: Sara Gideon (D)
Senate Watch
ME Senate: Sara Gideon (D)
2020-10-28 16:06:10
by TWN Staff

About Gideon: Sara Gideon is speaker of the Maine House of Representatives. Under governors of both parties, Gideon has shown an ability to deliver results. She’s made expanding access to affordable health care a priority by helping pass a law... Read More

Five States Sue Education Dept. Over CARES Act School Funding
Education
Five States Sue Education Dept. Over CARES Act School Funding
2020-07-13 13:27:31
by Tom Ramstack

Five states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit this week that accuses the U.S. Education Department of shorting schools in low-income areas on their fair share of coronavirus relief funds. Instead, too much of the money is going... Read More

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