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Gov. LePage, angry at legislature, threatens to cut Drugs for the Elderly program

Maine Governor Paul LePage announced on Monday that, due to a refusal of legislative leaders to call a special session to reconsider certain legislation, he will use an executive order

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Democrats force review of Gov. LePage’s cuts to mental health care

Five members of the Maine Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee, all Democrats, voted yesterday to approve a petition for review of changes to the state’s mental health care rules

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Maine Republican leaders block vote on earned paid sick leave

Republicans on the Legislative Council on Thursday blocked a bill by Senator Anne Haskell, a Democrat from Portland, that would have allowed nearly 200,000 Mainers to earn paid sick leave.