Congress should focus on addressing the many rising costs that are hurting Mainers

Bangor Daily News

Election seasons can heighten tensions while reducing legislative activity, but right now, before ads and mail pieces clutter our mailboxes and debates heat up, there’s a window for Congress to pass an economic package including commonsense and meaningful fixes to rising costs.

The bill should lower costs for prescriptions and health insurance, expand availability and lower the cost of child care, and help build the brightest future for the next generation by assisting parents with costs of raising kids.

Click here to read the full op-ed, first published June 1, 2022 in the Bangor Daily News.