December 18, 2018
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What LePage got right and wrong in his last State of the State

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Governor Paul LePage delivers his final State of the State address before a joint session of the Maine Legislature in Augusta on Tuesday night. Troy R. Bennett | BDN

Gov. LePage’s final State of the State speech — his longest yet — had a fair share of off-script moments where facts and figures came a little loose.

The Bangor Daily News’ annotated LePage’s final speech below. Click portions highlighted in gray to see additional context and commentary on points the governor sought to make in his speech.

And to see in detail where he went off-script, see our related post tracking the digressions of his Tuesday night speech.


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