Gov. Paul LePage’s administration spent that money to hire a private lawyer after the state attorney general said she would not represent the state in its fight with the federal government, according to an Associated Press report.
The Maine state legislature voted three times to expand Medicaid in the last two years, and Gov. Paul LePage vetoed it every time.
The Republican Governors Association, just a week before Election Day, is pulling out the final stops in its push to re-elect Gov. Paul LePage.
Gov. Paul LePage vetoed a bill that would have expanded Medicaid coverage of family planning services for nearly 14,000 low-income women, and a vote to override the veto failed.