Heathcare in Maine affordable for all

10/27/2020 AUGUSTA – Most Maine people shopping through the Health Insurance Marketplace can pay less than $75 per month for health coverage in 2021, according to new federal data released ahead of the start of open enrollment on Sunday, November 1. Sixty percent of Maine HealthCare.gov customers qualify for a plan costing under $75 a month, while 40 percent can pay under $10 a month. The average individual market health insurance premium in Maine will be 13 percent lower next year. Maine is one of four states where average premiums are dropping more than 10 percent from 2020 to 2021 – the third year in a row of premium declines in Maine. Open enrollment on the Health Insurance Marketplace begins Sunday, November 1 and ends on Tuesday, December 15. Eligible Maine people […]

Students choose Biden for president in 2020 Mock Election

10/22/2020  AUGUSTA – Students from 92 Maine schools chose Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential race, in Student Mock Election results tallied Wednesday in Augusta. The voting has been underway at Maine schools since mid-October, for the offices of U.S. President, U.S. Representative and U.S. Senate. Chellie Pingree (D-North Haven) won the student vote for the District 1 U.S. Representative to Congress seat and Jared Golden (D-Lewiston) won for the District 2 U.S. Representative to Congress seat. Students chose Sara Gideon (D-Freeport) in the U.S. Senate race. Full results are posted online at http://www.maine.gov/mockelection/. Statewide results will be provided to the national mock election program for inclusion in national results. “The mock election is a great opportunity for students to learn about […]


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