State and local wage laws come amid a multi-year push by unions and progressive groups to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour nationwide.
For the state’s elderly and disabled populations, as well as for home care workers, the measure could bring much-needed relief—but state business groups are trying to stop it.
The fund had already surpassed its $2 million goal.
Thousands of pages of internal records are likely to bolster critics of the short-lived Trump administration's commission on voter fraud.
Primaries are held in South Carolina, Virginia, Nevada and Maine.
Physicist Alan Lightman ponders this and other questions in his new book, "Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine."
More than a foot of snow is expected in some areas as the third major storm in two weeks slams the Northeast, and Amtrak suspends service between Boston and New York City.
Commercial fishers dread the possibility of navigating among marine turbines, as well as possible environmental effects and restrictions on their way of life.
In Arizona, Colorado, Maine and Washington, polls show strong support for the measures, as voters say a wage increase is "long overdue and desperately needed."
Paul LePage spouts obscenities, denies he's a racist and says he wishes he could challenge Rep. Drew Gattine to a duel.