AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Legislature's government watchdog panel has authorized investigators to begin a probe into allegations that Gov. Paul lePage abused his power in pressuring a Maine charter school to take a job away from a political adversary.
PORTLAND, Maine - Gov. Paul LePage Wednesday became the first Republican governor to announce a pick in the 2016 presidential race. Maine's outspoken chief executive is backing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who this week became the fourteenth major candidate to join the GOP presidential primary, and who made a brief visit to southern Maine.