Democrats and House Republicans are blaming each other for the legislature's inaction on a number of high-priority bills and bonds. Lawmakers left Augusta early Thursday morning following a heated debate Wednesday night in the House Chamber.
Residents say the increase in prices could have a major impact on their lifestyle and their wallets.
Maine saw a 13.3 percent drop in opioid prescriptions statewide.
Officials say it's due in part to losing contracts with communities that chose to send waste to another facility.