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Daily Brief: Train bills rolling through Augusta; a case study on the LePage budget

Howdy from Augusta, where discussions about extending passenger and freight rail service to the Lewiston-Auburn area are heating up with a request for the state to allocate $1 million toward planning for the project.  The bill by Rep. Jared Golden, D-Lewiston, would provide one-time funding for final engineering design and environmental assessment for the state-owned […]