Maine

Maine to Start Paying Back to Work Bonus

Maine’s Democrat Gov. Janet Mills announced the “Back To Work” program Monday, which will give people who join the workforce a one-time payment, administered by the state’s Department of Labor and the Department of Economic and Community Development. 

Olivia Gray waits for customers at the Rose Eden and Lobster restaurant on July 08, 2019 in Bar Harbor, Maine. Maine’s lobsters are the most valuable commercial fishery in the state and the largest lobster fishery in the United States. Studies indicate that since 1982, temperatures in the Gulf of …

Susan Collins Defends Vote to Convict Trump: It Was a ‘Culmination of Actions’ that Started ‘Even Before the Election’

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) defended her decision to convict former President Donald Trump for the incitement of insurrection during a Tuesday appearance on WLOB radio with host Ray Richardson, explaining that she voted to convict Trump not just based on his January 6 speech alone but his “culmination of actions which started even before the election occurred.”

Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), speaks during a US Senate Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine covid-19, focusing on an update on the federal response in Washington, DC, on September 23, 2020. (Photo by Alex Edelman / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)