Lawmakers, LePage approve revised state budget
Lawmakers in both the House and Senate voted along party lines yesterday to approve a revised state budget that reduces funding for Head Start programs and eliminates MaineCare benefits for more than 20,000 people. Gov. Paul LePage signed the budget this morning.
The budget talks, which drew protesters to the State House, divided legislators along party lines: the Senate passed the budget 19-14 and the House passed it 75-61, according to