Bills Reconsidered 

Maine lawmakers whose bills have been denied consideration during the upcoming session were asking to have their proposals reconsidered on Thursday.Leaders of the house and senate looked at more than 70 bills that were turned back last month for introduction next January.The 10 member legislative council said it wanted to restrict the workload in 2010 to the state’s most pressing issues.Bills to be reconsidered run the gamut from where sex offenders may live to rural transportation and noise restrictions.