Maine House and Senate vote on stete budget

Maine Budget

Augusta, Maine (NEWS CENTER)   Augusta, the House and Senate are voting today on a  $64 million dollar supplemental state budget.  That package will put $35 million into the state's Rainy Day Fund,

It will use another $29 million for a variety of state programs, including $7 million in added funding for the University of Maine System and an additional three million for expanded treatment for opioid drug addiction.
Both the House and Senate are expected to pass the supplemental budget. Most of the money will be used  for programs during the rest of this year, Lawmakers continue work in the proposed new two year budget, which will take effect July 1.

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