Strong Restrictions on Government Drone Use Now in Effect in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (Oct. 15, 2015) – After a ruling by the Maine Supreme Court cleared up controversy surrounding Gov. Paul LePage’s failure to sign more than 60 bills within the proper time frame, a new law drastically restricting the use of drones by state and local law enforcement, and serving to thwart one aspect of the federal surveillance went into effect today.

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To the Governor’s Desk: Maine Bill Restricting Government Use of Drones

AUGUSTA, Maine (June 21, 2015) A Maine bill that would drastically restrict the use of drones by state and local law enforcement and serve to thwart one aspect of the federal surveillance state was approved by the full legislature last week. It will now go to the Gov. LePage’s desk where he can sign it into law.

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