PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -Our political analysts Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman stopped in this morning for an end of session rapid fire roundup on what's happening.
We addressed all the vetoes Governor LePage has been successful with.
We also discussed what could happen with the Medicaid expansion bill, whether the Legislature will be able to overturn the Governor's veto.
And what could happen with budget matters, with Governor LePage taking ten days to decide how to proceed with it.
And new developments with the Governor refusing to comment for stories published in three of Maine's daily newspapers.
Adrienne Bennett told the Portland Press Herald on Tuesday the administration won't be talking to that publication, the Kennebec Journal and the Morning Sentinel. All are owned by MaineToday Media.
Bennett's comments follow a series this week about the Department of Environmental Protection under Commissioner Patricia Aho. In an article Tuesday with reaction to the series, Bennett said the newspaper has a political agenda and said the administration would respond by submitting a column to it.
Press Herald Executive Editor Cliff Schechtman says the paper will continue "doing probing journalism on behalf of citizens" whether or not the administration has a gag order in place.