(NEWS CENTER) -- The State House is a busy place as the legislative session gets closer to adjournment. NEWS CENTER political analysts Phil Harriman and Ethan Strimling talk politics In The Arena with Pat Callaghan.

They discuss the political impact of the votes on expanding Medicaid, the bipartisan votes on a supplemental budget and whether that is a sign of a thawing of partisan tensions, and whether the state Ethics Commission should be tasked with determining truth in campaigns.

Harriman & Strimling also talk about bills to remove the cap on itemized tax deductions, whether Maine's forest rangers should be armed, and the governor's suggestion that term limits have damaged state government and should be repealed.

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