Comments for: Cause and effect of 83 LePage vetoes

Posted July 16, 2013, at 12:48 p.m.

Gov. Paul LePage showed Maine residents this legislative session he does one thing well: saying no. By vetoing a record 83 bills, most of which received bipartisan support, he exerted his power often beyond what was necessary or beneficial. Lawmakers upheld 78 of those vetoes. Some bills deserved to be …

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