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May 29,2024

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Gov. Janet Mills weighed in on the referendum campaign to create a publicly owned electric utility - she’s not a fan - and then went to New York City to promote electric heat pumps as a way to fight climate change. You’ll never guess how many heat pumps are installed in the Blaine House.


Portland Mayor Kate Snyder had the unpleasant task of trying to keep a City Council meeting on track in the face of another round of ugly and hate-filled Zoom rants. At the same time, five men who want the mayor’s job are ramping up their campaigns and will participate in an Oct. 3 debate sponsored by the Press Herald and University of New England.


In Washington, all eyes are on House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, who is trying to broker a deal to avoid a government shutdown without losing the support of conservative members of his party.


And President Joe Biden spoke at the United Nations in New York to urge continued international support for Ukraine, even as support is sagging among Republicans in Congress.


Mills urges voters to reject public utility takeover


Related coverage: Maine utility ballot question likely to be tied up in court for years


Nearly 800 Maine voters left No Labels party after signature-drive confusion


Portland City Council passes hotel fee proposal at meeting disrupted by hate speech


Press Herald, UNE to host 2023 Portland mayoral debate


Mills among governors joining national push for more heat pumps by 2030


Western Maine lawmaker leaps into congressional race


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Speaker McCarthy faces uphill task trying to unite House Republicans and fund the government

Related coverage: Speaker McCarthy short on options to stop a shutdown as conservatives balk


Biden exhorts world leaders at the UN to stand up to Russia, warns not to let Ukraine ‘be carved up’


House Republicans set first Biden impeachment inquiry hearing for Sept. 28


Senate confirms chairman of joint chiefs but a Republican is blocking other military nominees


Republican presidential candidates mostly overlook New Hampshire in effort to blunt Trump in Iowa


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