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Maine lawmakers sustain vetoes as they finish their work

Published: May. 9, 2022 at 10:18 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature has sustained five vetoes by Gov. Janet Mills as lawmakers wrapped up their work.

Bills that were vetoed focused on governance of the University of Maine System; electric transmission lines; probation and conditions of release; retaliation against workers utilizing earned paid leave; and tax incentives for the forest products sector.

All fell shorts of a two-thirds majority in the House, so there was no need for further votes in the Senate.

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