Gov. Paul LePage

A petition filed by the state of Maine in Aroostook County District Court seeks to force nurse Kaci Hickox to abide by CDC guidelines that mandate patients with “some risk” of Ebola to remain quarantined for 21 days. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

State Files Petition To Force Nurse To Follow CDC Ebola Risk Quarantine

A petition filed by the state of Maine Friday morning in Aroostook County District Court seeks to force nurse Kaci Hickox to abide by CDC guidelines that mandate patients with “some risk” of Ebola to remain quarantined for 21 days.

10/31/2014

Reporters set up positions across the street from the home Kaci Hickox shares with her boyfriend in Kent, Maine. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Compromise Efforts Stall For Quarantined Maine Nurse

Nurse Kaci Hickox is publicly challenging a quarantine order by the state of Maine. Gov. Paul LePage insists he will enforce the order.

10/30/2014

Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Maine Governor: I’m Ready To Exercise ‘Full Extent’ Of Authority Against Nurse

A nurse who vowed to defy Maine’s voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for an hour-long bike ride.

10/30/2014

Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Maine Nurse: ‘There Is No Way I Would Give You Ebola’

State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state’s quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge’s permission.

10/30/2014

Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Maine Governor Seeking Legal Authority To Enforce Quarantine Of Nurse

Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the state is working with health officials to seek legal authority to enforce the quarantine of a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa.

10/29/2014

File photo of Paul LePage, Governor of Maine.  (credit:  Diane Bondareff/Getty Images)

Number Of Drug-Affected Babies In Maine Skyrockets

The number of babies born in Maine who are affected by or dependent on drugs is expected to climb to more than 800 by the end of the year, Gov. Paul LePage said in his weekly radio address. That would be the largest number recorded in the state and about five times what it was nearly 10 years ago.

11/15/2013

File photo of TV sets. (credit:  YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Maine Gov Moves Out Of State House Office After Dispute Over TV In Hallway

Maine’s governor, who has gained attention in the past for telling the NAACP to “kiss my butt” and comparing the Internal Revenue Service to the Gestapo, has moved out of his office at the State House and says he’ll work out of the governor’s mansion because of a dispute over a television screen.

05/24/2013

File photo of a cameraman. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Maine Gov Won’t Meet With Dems Until Party Stops Using ‘Tracker’ Cameraman

Maine Gov. Paul LePage canceled a meeting with incoming Democratic legislative leaders Tuesday after asking the state Democratic Party to call off a cameraman who’s been recording him at his public events.

12/04/2012

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