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Breen's equal pay bill dies after Senate upholds veto

The Maine Senate on Thursday voted to uphold Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill to fight the gender wage gap by requiring employers to pay fair, market-based wages regardless of their workers’ previous pay rates.
The measure had previously passed in the Senate by a vote of 22-13, with five Republicans joining all 17 Democrats in support of the bill. In a 20-1 ...

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