AUGUSTA, Maine — Governor Janet Mills is set to make the case for her $8.04 billion budget proposal to lawmakers in the State of the Budget address Monday night.

The two-year plan is the first to surpass the $8 billion mark coming in at $700 million more than the current budget.

Mills submitted her proposal to the State Legislature last week with most of the increase to funding health care and education. 

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The proposal includes fully funding the voter-approved Medicaid expansion that her predecessor, Gov. Paul LePage, had refused to implement.

Mills proposed budget includes a Medicaid Reserve Account with contingency funding and would invest an additional $126 million in K-12 education in Maine.

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Mills says the additional $126 million for education will help build to universal pre-K in Maine and a $40,000 minimum teacher salary – all without increasing taxes and while protecting the rainy day fund, according to Mills’ office.

The budget also includes $5.5 million to fight the growing opioid epidemic in Maine, increases in revenue sharing and property tax relief, funding for a Washington County Pre-Release Center, and adding 15 new state troopers and sergeants.

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“This budget honors the demands of Maine people who have voted again and again for more health care, not less; for investments in education and our classrooms, not cuts; for better roads, lower property taxes, treatment for their loved ones suffering from substance use disorder, and for a state that believes everybody should have a fair shot at a better life," Mills said in a press release.

Mills will address members of the House and Senate at 7 p.m.