Tag Archives: Peter Anastos

Cote, Mayhew post strong fundraising totals in 2018 bids to replace LePage

Good morning from Augusta, where the first financial filings in Maine’s 2018 gubernatorial campaign confirmed that Democrat Adam Cote and Republican Mary Mayhew are on track to run formidable campaigns to replace Gov. Paul LePage. They were the only major privately financed Blaine House candidates who declared their candidacies during the second quarter of 2017. […]

LePage administration tosses bids for massive state complex in Augusta

Gov. Paul LePage’s administration has tossed out bids for a massive office complex, leaving the future of the state’s Augusta footprint on hold and up in the air. A request for proposals from the administration in October would have drastically changed the capital: It called for developers to submit bids to build a 225,000-square-foot facility within a mile of the State House […]

Maine’s congressional delegation demands VA program fix

Good morning from Augusta, which should be reasonably quiet today, with three legislative committees set to do work today. This week, the Maine Legislature’s biggest topic of discussion will likely be conformity with federal income tax changes, an issue that has consisted mostly of partisan posturing so far between Gov. Paul LePage and Democrats. Two […]