Dwell updates from abortion invoice vote in Maine Home

All eyes are on the Maine Home of Representatives, which may vote Tuesday to lastly approve or defeat a invoice from Gov. Janet Mills to permit abortions that medical doctors deem needed after the state’s present viability cutoff of round 24 weeks. The Senate authorised the measure earlier Tuesday in a largely party-line vote. However its destiny within the Home is considerably extra unsure, because the chamber solely narrowly gave it preliminary passage final week, with quite a few members absent for the 74-72 vote.

Observe alongside for dwell updates to search out out if the Home will vote to ship the invoice to Mills for her anticipated signature.

Billy Kobin is a politics reporter who joined the Bangor Every day Information in 2023. He grew up in Wisconsin and beforehand labored at The Indianapolis Star and The Courier Journal (Louisville, Ky.) after graduating…
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