$28 million budget fix heads to Maine Gov. LePage

March 31, 2015 10:19 PM

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Maine lawmakers on Tuesday sent a $28 million budget bill to Gov. Paul LePage that addresses a funding shortfall for county jails and supports new positions at a state-run psychiatric hospital.

The Democratic-controlled House backed the supplemental budget bill with a 146-1 vote and the Republican-led Senate followed with unanimous approval. The bill adjusts funding in the current budget year, which ends June 30.

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