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Trump plan to nix programs protecting kids from lead paint gets chilly Maine reception

In this week’s Maine Sunday Telegram, I have a story on how President Trump’s proposed elimination of Environmental Protection Agency programs to reduce lead paint exposure in children will likely… Read more »

Sen. King says Gorsuch would return US jurisprudence to the early 1930s

In yesterday’s Portland Press Herald, I reported on Sen. Angus King’s announcement that he will oppose Neil Gorsuch‘s elevation to the Supreme Court. The senator’s statement was a long, detailed,… Read more »

As Russia probe pressures intensify, Sens. King and Collins remain confident in their committee

As the U.S House’s investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election collapsed this week — and new revelations shook those following closely — Maine’s senators Angus King (I) and… Read more »

Rep. Poliquin tries to help Trump reach out to Democrats

Since being elected to represent Maine’s second Congressional district, Rep. Bruce Poliquin has had a pretty low profile in the media, largely because he avoids taking public positions on most… Read more »

Maine internet providers condemn Congress’ drive to kill privacy rules

In today’s Portland Press Herald, read about the Republican effort to repeal federal privacy regulations that prevent internet service providers from selling the comprehensive data they can collect about their customer’s… Read more »

Feds end contentious northern Gulf of Maine scallop season

In yesterday’s Portland Press Herald, I wrote about the contentious federal fishery for scallops in the northern Gulf of Maine, a special management area off the coasts of Maine, New… Read more »

How will Trump’s budget affect Maine? Let us count the ways.

In today’s Portland Press Herald, seven reporters and I put together a mammoth breaking news story on the effects of President Trump’s proposed budget in Maine. With the president proposing… Read more »

In Maine, critics fear Trump’s EPA cuts will damage environment, economy

In today’s Maine Sunday Telegram, I write about how critics of President Trump’s proposed cuts to the US Environmental Agency fear they will cause significant damage to Maine’s environment and… Read more »

Trump’s NOAA cuts imperil Wells Reserve and 29 other estuary reserves

In yesterday’s Portland Press Herald, I had a follow-up on Tuesday’s report on President Trump’s proposal to dramatically cut funding to NOAA, including killing the 50-year old Sea Grant program entirely. The… Read more »