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Medicaid Expansion

| February 26, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s administration says the growth of the state’s Medicaid program is already crowding out funding in environmental departments for things like oil spill clean-up response. The Republican governor’s administration held a press conference Wednesday to reiterate its opposition to expanding Medicaid under the federal health care law as […]

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State Lawmakers Receive Excellent Conservation Rating

| September 26, 2013

  A Maine conservation group has graded state lawmakers based on their votes on key environmental bills this session. Maine Conservation Voters released their 27th annual scorecard on Thursday. Lawmakers were graded on seven issues including wind power, paint recycling and genetically-modified food labeling. Sixty-nine representatives and 13 senators received a perfect score from the […]

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