Covering government and politics and how they impact Mainers.


State House, Augusta, ME


Located in the State House complex in Augusta Maine, Capitol News Service is owned and operated by Mal Leary.  Mal Leary has been a journalist throughout his life, working in both Washington D.C. and in Maine as both a reporter and editor.  He has won numerous awards for his reporting, both in broadcast and in print and currently reports on state government issues in Maine on radio throughout the state and in several state newspapers. He owns and operates Capitol News Service located in the State House complex.
Mal has been a long time member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors. He is the SPJ Sunshine Chair in Maine and is currently the president of the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition and is a director of NFOIC. Mal is married with three grown children, several grandchildren and lives in Augusta in sight of the Capitol dome. 

Mal Leary

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