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ME. governor vetoes popular solar power bill over ‘regressive’ 5-cents per month tax increase

Despite strong bi-partisan support, Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) vetoed a bill on Friday designed to fund a statewide solar energy program, calling the estimated 5-cent per month tax increase on power bills “regressive,’ according to Bangor Daily News. The bill, LD 1252, An Act to Improve Maine’s Economy and…