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$119 Million Budget Hole Needs Filling

| January 13, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s administration says lawmakers must find a way to fill a $119 million hole in the state’s budget. A spokeswoman for Gov. LePage, said in an email Monday that the shortfall in the budget exceeds $130 million and that $119 million is needed to balance the two-year budget. […]

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Health Department Facing $100 Million Deficit

| January 10, 2014

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Democrats say the state’s health department faces a deficit of $100 million and are calling on Republican Gov. Paul LePage to work with lawmakers to address the shortfall. Democratic leaders said Friday that they haven’t received the information they need from department heads to craft a budget fix for […]

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