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TABOR Campaign Says Safety Commissioner Was Out of Line 

Folks working on the Taxpayer Bill of Rights…or “TABOR” campaign are accusing a member of Governor Baldacci’s administration of overstepping her bounds.Public Safety Commissioner Anne Jordan sent an email to the governor’s staff about the impact of the proposed spending curb law.In the email, Jordan says the proposal would eliminate a 50-thousand dollar payment to families of law enforcement officers, firefighters andEMTs who die in the line of duty.Baldacci aide David Farmer says it’s “perfectly appropriate” for commissioners to inform members of the governor’s staff of potential public policyimplications of the citizen initiative.Farmer says the critics are trying to — quote — take advantage of a slow news cycle in August.