Trump Policy Reversal, Maine’s RCV Results and Other Things You Need to Know Today
Here are the things you need to know today......
Today is the first day of summer 2018! Summer solstice 2018 in Northern Hemisphere @ 6:07 AM eastern.
President Trump's signed an order to stop separating migrant families at the Mexico border. Centralmaine.com this did not end the zero-tolerance policy, it keeps the families together while in custody.
Janet Mills is the Democratic gubernatorial primary winner in nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting. In the Congressional race, Jared Golden won his the winner according to US News. (Centralmaine.com election results)
Maine lawmakers passed a bill funding the voter-approved Medicaid expansion as the LePage's administration fights a court order to implement the law according to US News.
The FDA is reconsidering the “added-sugar” labeling on pure maple syrup and honey. Centralmaine.com reported they received thousands of comments on the proposed change.
The city of Gardiner has hired a new manager. Christine Landes starts the job in August according to centralmaine.com.
Canadian marijuana will be legal nationwide on October 17 according to US News.
The Kennebec Water District is saying the discolored brown water coming out of Waterville area facets is technically safe to drink, but he is not advocating for people to actually drink it. US News reports they say the problem is fixed and the brown water should now clear up.