August 17, 2019
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Comments for: LePage declares civil emergency because of government shutdown; union calls move a ‘power grab’

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday declared a state of “civil emergency” in an effort to minimize the financial impact on state operations of the federal government shutdown. With the proclamation, LePage has taken the authority to circumvent state laws or rules if he… Read More

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