Maine Legislature will return next week for special session

By | June 14, 2018

The Legislature will return next week for a special session over the objections of Gov. Paul LePage, who accused House Republicans who are typically loyal to him of “giving in because it’s an election year.”

Legislative leaders polled their caucuses about returning to Augusta on Thursday. Full results are not technically due until Friday but all signals are that the special session is on. House Republicans, who blocked the Legislature from going beyond its statutory adjournment date of April 18, voted in favor of the session, according to a news release.

The impasse was over a bill to start Medicaid expansion, …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News