Advocates, activities say social needs need more funding

“We would argue that if our long term goal is to make Maine be the best Maine it can be we really need to be willing to acknowledge we’ve come up short in a lot of the areas and now is the time to secure the resources to live up to those criteria,” said Garrett Martin of the Maine Center for Economic Policy, the lead organization in the coalition.

He said schools, people with intellectual disabilities, and other groups need added state support.

Click here to read the full story, February 26, 2021 in NewsCenter Maine.