Paul LePage


How a Referendum Vote in Maine Will Affect the Health Care of Thousands

This November has big implications for the state's health care future.
Kimberley Richards

More People Are Organizing to Raise the Minimum Tobacco Age to 21

More than 260 cities and towns have passed Tobacco 21 laws, banning the sale of cigarettes to anyone under current drinking age.
Kimberly Lawson
Social Media

Blocked by Trump on Twitter? You may have a strong case

A federal judge recently decided that blocking constituents violates their right to free speech.
Valerie Kipnis
The Rundown

Communities Attempt to Solve Opioid Crisis by Suing Big Pharma

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

How I Trolled Maine's Racist Governor into an Ugly Public Meltdown

After I asked Paul LePage about his history of inflammatory comments at a town hall, a few poor decisions on his part turned a minor controversy into a full-blown political crisis—but the whole thing was supposed to be a joke.
Andrew Ritchie
Crime & Drugs

Maine Governor: Heroin Overdose Antidote 'Does Not Save Lives,' Only Causes More ODs

Governor Paul LePage vetoed a bill that would allow Maine pharmacists to dispense naloxone, a drug that reverses opioid overdoses, without a prescription.
Nilo Tabrizy
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Maine Governor Says Drug Dealers Named 'D-Money' Are Coming to His State and Getting 'White Girls' Pregnant

Republican Paul LePage has been called a racist for his remarks, but his communications director claims he was "not making comments about race."
VICE Staff
Crime & Drugs

Battle Over Heroin Overdose Antidote Hits Maine

After a governor veto and a year of discussion, a bill to give families access to Naxolone is finally approved by the state's legislators.
Rosa Goldensohn