LePage Says No on Bonds “until we get our spending problem fully under control”

By • May 30th, 2012 • Category: News

Governor Paul LePage, promised that he will not sign, vote for or allow any bond issues, even if passed by the general electorate in November, to get funded as until the State of Maine has gotten its spending problem “fully under control”.

There are four bond issues coming up for a vote in November:

• $51 million to fund transportation projects, including highway and bridge repairs.

• $11.3 million in higher education funds to be spent largely at the state’s community colleges.

• $8 million in water and sewer infrastructure projects.

• $5 million for the Land for Maine’s Future program, which purchases land parcels to set aside for conservation, forestry and recreational use.

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