AUGUSTA — Senate President Kevin Raye’s wife Karen remains hospitalized today after experiencing heart problems, his office announced.

A statement released by Raye, who was absent from the Senate today, indicates that he is hopeful she will be released from the hospital in the next few days.

“Karen is doing well and resting comfortably,” he said in a statement. “We are grateful for the excellent care provided by both Calais Regional Hospital and Eastern Maine Medical Center, and for the many prayers, well wishes, emails, calls and notes of encouragement we have received since she was hospitalized Sunday morning.”  

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