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Fellow Governors Respond To Maine Gov. LePage's Racial Remarks On Opioid Epidemic02:25
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Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks during a conference of New England's governors and eastern Canada's premiers to discuss closer regional collaboration, August 2016 in Boston. (Elise Amendola/AP)
Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks during a conference of New England's governors and eastern Canada's premiers to discuss closer regional collaboration, August 2016 in Boston. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Maine Gov. Paul LePage has again made controversial comments about the opioid crisis, and this time, his remarks have drawn swift reaction and criticism from other governors in the region.

The governors were meeting at the annual conference of New England governors and Eastern Canadian premiers in Boston.

Monday's meeting was supposed to largely be about energy, but as WBUR's Shannon Dooling reports, LePage's comments about two Massachusetts cities became a bigger focus.

This segment aired on August 30, 2016.

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