Politics

July 9, 2013

LePage vetoes bill cutting toxic chemicals in kids' items

The governor's administration has opposed the measure saying it would cost too much for added staffing.

By Steve Mistler smistler@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

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In this January file photo, Gov. Paul LePage holds a press conference at the University of New England's College of Dental Medicine. LePage vetoed a bill Monday that would bolster a state program to phase out toxic chemicals in children's products, citing the cost of adding staff.

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