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Bill Overhauling Gun Permit System Fails in Maine House

| May 1, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A bill that would overhaul the state’s concealed handgun permit system has failed in the Maine House. The Democratic-led House voted 87-58 in favor of overturning Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of the bill on Thursday. It fell 10 votes shy of the two-thirds support it needed to override the governor’s […]

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Senate OKs Concealed Gun Permit Overhaul

| March 28, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine Senate has given its first nod to a bill overhauling the state’s concealed handgun permit system by limiting the municipalities that can give out permits. The Democratic-led Senate endorsed the bill in a 20-13 vote Friday. Under the bill, only municipalities with a full-time police chief could handle permits. […]

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