Lawmakers Wrap Up Regular Session 

Maine legislators worked well into the wee hours of Saturday morning before wrapping up this year’s regular session at the State House.There were some testy moments…particularly over highway maintenance options that had Democrats and Republicans at odds.Sharp debate over transportation project funding broke out first thing in the morning in the House of Representatives on Friday. The Senate produced a similarly emotional series of tirades late Friday night.In between, idled and waiting for new amendments to take up for voting, some lawmakers staged a wiffleball game on the south lawnof the State House.In his closing remarks, Governor John Baldacci put his focus on the positive, crediting lawmakers for conducting themselves withgoodwill and openness.