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Sen. Jackson attacks LePage, suggests using ‘Rainy Day Fund’ to counteract shutdown

Maine’s Senate Majority Leader, who is also running for Maine 2nd Congressional seat, suggested Tuesday that the Legislature convene in special session as soon as possible and dip into the state’s cash reserves to soften the effects in Maine of the federal government shutdown. Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, also suggested that Gov. Paul LePage is […]