Maine Lawmakers to Vote on Supplemental Budget

Updated 1 year ago

Maine lawmakers could vote this week on a $153 million supplemental budget.It’s in response to $88 million in extra Medicaid costs and $35 million in shortfalls because of a lagging economy.It would balance the budget year ending in June.The appropriations committee endorsed it last week. Now it’s up to the House and Senate to put it to a vote.Passing it would let lawmakers turn their attention to the new two-year budget, which begins on July 1st.The governor has proposed a $6.3 billion plan.


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