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CPR Training

CPR Training

| June 4, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have overturned Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill that will provide students the chance to learn how to perform CPR and use automated external defibrillators. The Republican-controlled Senate voted 31-4 to override LePage’s veto of Republican Rep. Matt Pouliot’s bill on Thursday. The Democratic-led House supported the veto […]

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Limiting Smoker Surcharges

Limiting Smoker Surcharges

| May 5, 2015

The Maine House has failed to override a bill to limit smoker surcharges imposed by health insurers. The 83-64 vote fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to override a veto by Republican Gov. Paul LePage. The bill sponsored by Rep. Linda Sanborn, D-Gorham, would have capped tobacco use surcharges at 20 percent for individual […]

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MaineCare Rides Bill Fails Veto Override Attempt

MaineCare Rides Bill Fails Veto Override Attempt

| April 15, 2014

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have failed to keep alive a bill that supporters say would have improved the criticized MaineCare rides program. The bill would have barred Maine from renewing its current contracts with companies in the program and canceled the state’s request for new contracts. It was introduced after the state […]

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Maine Senate Overrides LePage Vetoes

Maine Senate Overrides LePage Vetoes

| April 2, 2014

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine Senate has followed the actions of the House to overturn two of Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s vetoes. The Democratic-led House and Senate overturned LePage’s veto of a bill Wednesday creating a study group aimed at strengthening laws to protect children from abuse and neglect. LePage said the Department […]

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Maine Senate Overrides LePage Veto of Tobacco Bill

Maine Senate Overrides LePage Veto of Tobacco Bill

| January 21, 2014

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s Democratic-controlled Senate has voted to override Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill seeking to increase access to treatment for people to quit smoking. The Senate’s 31-4 vote in favor of the bill Tuesday follows the House’s override of the veto last week. The bill provides insurance coverage […]

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