AUGUSTA — Lawmakers on Thursday approved a series of bond proposals totaling nearly $150 million.

The five bonds will go to voters for final approval in November. The largest, a $100 million bond for transportation projects, includes $76 million for road and bridge upgrades and another $24 million for developments such as the proposed rail extension to connect the International Marine Terminal with Eimskip, the Icelandic container shipping company

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