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Bernie Sanders says he won't support the bipartisan infrastructure bill if its paid for by raising gas taxes or creating fees on electric vehicles

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders during an appearance on NBC News' "Meet the Press." Meet the Press/NBC Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday he didn't support the latest proposal for a bipartisan infrastructure bill. Sanders expressed concerns over how lawmakers may pay for the bill. He said he did not support an increased tax on gasoline or imposing fees on electric vehicles. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday that he believes th...
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Maine Looking to Implement Stricter School Air Quality Rules

Stricter air quality standards are likely coming to Maine schools.
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Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Race 60th Anniversary Celebrated on June 19 & 20, 2021

Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race 60th Anniversary Celebrated on June 19 & 20, 2021 1st female finisher from Maine, Jen Rohde
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Senators Ask Biden Administration to Help Biomass Industry

Maine and New Hampshire’s U.S. senators are part of a group that’s asking the Biden administration to increase opportunities for the biomass industry.
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Maine Might Tighten Standards for Traffic Stops

Maine might ban traffic stops that are intended as a way to investigate unrelated criminal activity.
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Bill Signed Into Law Makes Juneteenth a Maine Holiday, Too

Maine’s law making Juneteenth a state holiday won’t officially take place until next year.
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Federal Drones Checking Out Lobster Gear off Maine

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hopes to step up use of underwater video cameras to inspect lobster trap lines to ensure compliance with federal rules.
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How volunteering at Dodger Stadium during COVID-19 influenced author’s book on Los Angeles

One might assume that Rosecrans Baldwin, author of “Paris, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down” and “The Last Kid Left,” is L.A. born-and-raised, given that he shares his first name with the street that runs from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton. He’s not. Baldwin, who was born in Chicago and raised primarily in Connecticut, had only visited the city a handful of times before moving here more than six years ago. “I always choose George as my Starbucks name, because Rosecrans is just asking for pe...
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Maine Man Convicted in Fatal Beating of Girlfriend

A jury has convicted a man of killing his longtime girlfriend at their home in western Maine.
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Mental Health Evaluation Ordered in Maine Homicide Case

A Maine judge has ordered a mental health evaluation for a man charged in the deaths of two people whose bodies were found by firefighters responding to a fire.
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Haaland Touts Acadia National Park Work During Maine Visit

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland detailed a host of improvements and investments at Maine’s only national park during a visit to the state.
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Maine Proposal Approves Native Americans to Build Casinos

Maine's state legislature ends years of opposition after it has approved an initial bill that would grant Native American tribes access to build casinos on their lands.
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Maine Adopts New Voting Access Law, Including Student ID Use

Maine has approved a suite of rule changes designed to make the process of voting in elections go more smoothly.
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Plan for Consumer-Owned Utility in Jeopardy in Maine

A plan for a consumer-owned utility in Maine is in jeopardy after the Senate voted down a proposal it had initially approved.
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Maine's Mobile Vaccine Unit Ends Run After 10,000 Shots

Maine’s mobile vaccine unit has reached the end of its run after administering more than 10,000 coronavirus vaccinations.
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4-Year-Old Dies of Accidental Self-Inflicted Gunshot

Police in Maine are investigating the death of a four-year-old in Maine who they say died of an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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These communities remain at high risk for dangerous Covid-19 variants rapidly increasing in US, expert warns

By Travis Caldwell | CNN The country continued this week on a path to reopening from the Covid-19 pandemic, with major population centers such as New York and California pulling back on restrictions following increased vaccinations and lowered infections. Yet with overall vaccination rates in the US slowing this month when compared to highs in April, health officials are raising awareness about the uneven distribution of vaccines in different parts of the country. “I’m very unconcerned for peop...
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New Maine Law Marks U.S. First on Fossil Fuel Divestment

By Ross KerberBOSTON (Reuters) - With their governor's signature making it law, Maine legislators have become the first in the United States to...
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Hundreds Sign up for Maine Vaccine Sweepstakes on 1st Day

Hundreds of people have signed up for Maine’s vaccination sweepstakes event in the day since it was announced.
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Maine Eyes Shifting Some Recycling Costs to Producers

Maine might become the first state in the country to adopt a program that shifts the cost of recycling and disposal of packaging from the public to manufacturers.
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Many States Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Benefits Early

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Maine Regulators Suspend Crematorium Services

Maine regulators have filed an order to suspend the operations and the funeral license of Affordable Cremation Solutions after the remains of 11 people were discovered in an unrefrigerated room.
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A Republican congressman refused to shake hands with a DC police officer beaten by Trump loyalists on Jan. 6, according to 2 House members

D.C. Metropolitan Police Department Officer Michael Fanone, addresses the media after a meeting with Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, to urge Republican senators to support a bipartisan commission to investigate the events of January 6th attack on the Capitol, on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Tom Williams/Getty Images Rep. Andrew Clyde refused to shake hands with Michael Fanone, a DC police officer who was assaulted on Jan. 6. Two members of Congress shared Fanone's story on Tuesday via Twitter...
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Maine to Give Someone $1 for Each Vaccinated Person in State

Maine is going to offer a cash prize of more than $875,000 to try to convince more people in the state to get vaccinated against coronavirus.
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Facial Recognition Bill Gets Initial Approval in Maine

A proposal for Maine to require statewide regulations on the use of facial recognition by police and other agencies has cleared its first hurdle in the Legislature.
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Proposal to Replace Maine Power Companies Moves Ahead

A proposal to replace power companies in Maine with a consumer-owned utility has passed a test in the Maine Legislature.
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Maine State of Emergency Over COVID-19 to End in 2 Weeks

Maine’s state of the emergency about the coronavirus pandemic is entering its final two weeks.
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House Rejects Popular Elections for Constitutional Officers

A proposed constitutional amendment to require popular elections for Maine’s attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer has fallen short in the House.
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12 of the best hotels in Boston and Cambridge including historic properties, posh luxury, budget stays, and even a former jailhouse

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Here are the best places you can stay in Boston. Tripadvisor Boston is a charming New England icon infused with history, great dining, and urban green spaces. We chose the best hotels in Boston based on central locations, reviews, and desirable amenities. The best Boston hotels range from $87 to $645 per night to be accessible to the average traveler. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Rich with Revolu...
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A bipartisan Senate group wants to fund an IRS crackdown on 'tax cheats' in nascent infrastructure proposal

Sen. Angus King (I-ME). Kevin Lamarque/Getty Images Senators on both sides of the aisle agree that the IRS should be funded in new spending. Sen. Angus King told Insider "there's a lot of money we're leaving on the table" and he understands "going after tax cheats" is part of a deal. Sen. Rob Portman, a prominent GOP lawmaker, said a $40 billion investment would go a long way. See more stories on Insider's business page. As bipartisan infrastructure talks plod on, funneling mon...
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