Evan Popp, Maine Morning Star

Evan Popp, Maine Morning Star

Evan Popp studied journalism at Ithaca College. He joins Maine Morning Star following three years at Maine Beacon writing about statewide politics. Before that, he worked for the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper and interned at the Progressive magazine, ThinkProgress and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.

Years-long campaign for consumer-owned utility defeated after deluge of opposition spending

By: - November 8, 2023

A referendum to replace Central Maine Power and Versant with a consumer-owned utility was voted down Tuesday after a deluge of advertisements and spending against the measure, ending a multi-year, nationally-watched campaign that would have dramatically altered Maine’s energy future. The referendum, known as Question 3, would have set in motion a process for a […]