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Rep. John Martin, D-Eagle Lake, (left) speaks with House Minority Leader Ken Fredette, R-Newport, at the State House in Augusta on Thursday.

To break budget stalemate, holdout House GOP offers $125 million in education funding

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It represents the first major movement in negotiations from the holdout group but it’s unclear how Democrats will respond since the plan would eliminate a surtax on high earners to generate revenue earmarked for public schools.
Dan Legere of the Maine Guide Fly shop snaps a photo as Brandon Prescott poses with the brook trout he caught on the East Outlet of the Kennebec River on June 18, 2017.
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