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Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey discusses current issues his office is overseeing

Troy B. Bennett/ Bangor Daily News
AUGUSTA, MAINE -- 05/02/18 -- Rep. Aaron M. Frey, D-Bangor, listens to a colleague in the House in Augusta on Wednesday. Troy R. Bennett | BDN

We talk with Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey about the latest issues that his office is addressing. These include: court decisions on vaccine mandates and abortion, civil rights, recent shootings involving law enforcement, environmental threats, consumer protection and more.

Aaron Frey, Attorney General, State of Maine

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Rep. Jessica Fay, Maine House of Representatives (D-Raymond)

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