Tag Archives: Crystal Canney

Maine independents strive for State House relevance

Independents hold a crucial gap between the parties in the Maine House of Representatives, but it’s hard to use it to change outcomes while respecting individual differences.

LePage’s jail consolidation plan looks dead. Was it ever alive?

Maine sheriffs came out in force against the plan, which surprised them when it was released in January. Now, it looks like fixing the jail system will be the task of another governor.

Eliot Cutler hires Angus King’s spokeswoman to manage media

Eliot Cutler’s gubernatorial campaign has hired experienced political operative Crystal Canney to be his campaign’s spokeswoman. Canney, who until now worked for independent U.S. Sen. Angus King, will be in charge of communications including media relations, messaging, strategy and social media. Canney, a former television journalist in Maine, said part of the reason she is […]