LePage Won't Name 'Default' Towns
Gov. Paul LePage is refusing to identify the municipalities that he recently claimed were on the brink of insolvency.
LePage made the comment during his budget address to a joint assembly of the Legislature. "Because whether or not the state defaults, we have a couple of communities that are ready to default," LePage said. "So folks, it’s a lot more serious than anyone is willing to give it credit."
Democrats are now callling on the governor to reveal which communities are teetering on bankruptcy so the state can step in to help as required by law.
Read more at the Lewiston Sun Journal.