Politics

The high cost of poor defense

The high cost of poor defense

Potential over-billing by lawyers and a lack of visibility into the hours worked by those attorneys have sparked multiple investigations of the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services

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Alan Sipress interview

In an interview with Pine Tree Watch, Washington Post Middle East Editor Alan Sipress discusses ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, how he keeps his correspondents safe and the Post’s response to Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.

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Failing to thrive?

Failing to thrive?

Maine charter school leaders see progress. Maine Democrats see lackluster graduation rates and ugly absenteeism numbers, which may cue up a tough legislative battle in 2020.

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Stuck in the stack

Stuck in the stack

Like many other Maine asylum seekers, Bereket Bairu has spent the last three years stuck in an immigration system that seems to have forgotten him.

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