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LePage Defends Civil Emergency

LePage Defends Civil Emergency

| October 15, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he proclaimed a civil emergency to void the state employee’s collective bargaining agreement during the federal government shutdown. The Republican governor, who made the comment to the Greater Portland chapter of the Informed Women’s Network on Monday, suggested the union’s threat of a lawsuit was impeding […]

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LePage Criticized by Dems and Unions Reps

LePage Criticized by Dems and Unions Reps

| October 10, 2013

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Democratic leaders and union representatives are criticizing Maine Gov. Paul LePage for not being open about what actions he intends to take under his civil emergency proclamation. The Republican governor proclaimed a civil emergency Wednesday, allowing him to suspend laws and regulations to better manage the impact the federal government […]

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