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A LePage last stand, cost estimates and parting words from the Legislature’s final day

Good morning from Augusta, where the merciful last day of the 2018 legislative session was made less quiet on Thursday by Gov. Paul LePage, who made a threat that moved lawmakers to pass a bill that many Republicans didn’t want.

The all-or-nothing Republican governor may not see it as a win. The Legislature ended up passing a priority LePage bill aimed at shielding seniors from municipal foreclosure only after making changes that some rank-and-file Republicans remained mystified by after quick votes.

To read the rest of “A LePage last stand, cost estimates and parting words from the Legislature’s final day,” an article by contributing Bangor Daily News staff writer , please follow this link to the BDN online.

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