AUGUSTA — A $29 million spending package that bolsters Maine’s rainy day fund and expands access to drug treatment has become law.

The supplemental budget for the fiscal year ending in June became law Wednesday without GOP Gov. Paul LePage’s signature.

Lawmakers are continuing to hold hearings on the governor’s separate $6.8 billion, two-year budget proposal.

The supplemental budget includes $4.8 million in state and federal funds to expand medication-assisted treatment to 400 low-income and uninsured individuals. Maine’s rainy day fund would receive $35 million.

The proposal provides $7 million to the University of Maine system for an early college program and to maintain the in-state tuition freeze. A $7 million rescue package would help the Maine Military Authority, which wants to rehire workers it laid off because of an unprofitable contract.

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