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Appropriations committee advances new supplemental budget proposal to full Legislature

Posted on AllSides April 15th, 2024
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AUGUSTA — A legislative committee on Monday advanced a new supplemental budget proposal that includes significant investments in housing, education and child care and withdraws controversial changes that had proposed to take money out of Maine’s highway fund and roll back income tax relief for pensioners. The Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee voted 8-5 in support of the budget proposal, L.D. 2214, which now advances to votes in the House of Representatives and Senate. The vote was along party lines, with Republicans on the committee voting in the minority in...

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