Maine forms autonomous vehicle advisory committee
Without laws in place to manage the emerging technology, Gov. Paul LePage is calling for closer watch of any pilot projects.
Maine governor sued for blocking Facebook users and deleting comments
The Maine chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is requesting that the court force the governor to allow equal access to information and discussion in the public forum.
Rural broadband bill cruises through Maine legislature
New funding to refresh the state's rural broadband efforts would help improve connectivity in one of the slowest states for internet service.
Maine governor takes part in TechWalk 2013
Gov. Paul R. LePage joined more than 600 people who participated in last night’s TechWalk 2013 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland.
How will federal shutdown affect relationship with states?
While the federal government shutdown came to an end Wednesday, a number of state leaders voiced their concern for the future of federal and state relationships after spending the past 16 days at the mercy of the shutdown.
Maine launches new online reporting system for businesses
The Maine Department of Labor and the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announce a new service that will help employers meet new reporting requirements that help children and prevent improper unemployment insurance payments.
Visualization: U.S. state governors and their salaries
The Council of State Governments, part of the Pew Charitable Trusts, has published a new data visualization looking at the salaries of state governors.
HP the new staple technology platform for Maine Schools
Sorry Apple lovers, kids in Maine will be logging into Hewlett Packard computers next school year. The Maine Department of Education announced HP as its preferred contractor in the Maine Learning Technology Initiative’s most recent bid on Friday, April 26.
Maine worker injury data now available online
AUGUSTA—The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Standards has created a new, searchable database of worker injuries using Tableau visualizations that provides a true benchmark in terms of injury numbers and associated costs. The visualization is available on the Department of Labor’s website