Comments for: Tribe says LePage threatened Passamaquoddy over elvers during ‘enraged’ phone call

Posted April 02, 2013, at 9:42 a.m.
Last modified April 02, 2013, at 2:53 p.m.

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage issued an ultimatum to the Passamaquoddy Tribe on Monday morning: Play by the state’s fishing rules or face consequences from his office, tribal officials said. According to a Passamaquoddy official who sat in on a phone call from the governor, LePage threatened to withdraw …

CORRECTION:

An earlier version of this story stated that Attorney General Janet Mills released a legal opinion on the jurisdiction dispute on Tuesday. While the opinion was released on Tuesday, it was dated March 12, 2013.

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