Maine’s work requirements made thousands of residents lose their food stamp benefits before the federal requirement went into effect.
The GOP presidential candidate asserted that while Gov. Paul LePage’s statements may have been offensive, he shouldn’t have the remarks held against him.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage is facing a wave of criticism for making what many have deemed to be racist comments during a Bridgton town hall meeting.
The USDA has been in contact with Maine’s health department multiple times regarding its slow SNAP response times and failure to produce data.
Republicans, who control the state senate, are poised to push anti-choice legislation. It remains unclear how much success they will have in a divided legislature.
Gov. Paul LePage’s administration spent that money to hire a private lawyer after the state attorney general said she would not represent the state in its fight with the federal government, according to an Associated Press report.
The Maine state legislature voted three times to expand Medicaid in the last two years, and Gov. Paul LePage vetoed it every time.
The Republican Governors Association, just a week before Election Day, is pulling out the final stops in its push to re-elect Gov. Paul LePage.
Gov. Paul LePage vetoed a bill that would have expanded Medicaid coverage of family planning services for nearly 14,000 low-income women, and a vote to override the veto failed.