AUGUSTA, Maine (Portland Press Herald/WCSH) — Gov. Paul LePage threatened once again Thursday morning to trigger a shutdown of Maine state government by waiting to veto a budget bill that he doesn’t support.

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Meanwhile, the Legislature voted later in the morning to extend their session by five days to provide more time for lawmakers to negotiate and vote on a budget and, if necessary, vote on an override of a LePage veto.

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