Bills passed by Maine lawmakers are piling up on ‘the table’ – and many will die there

Portland Press Herald

“It can be very sobering, and it can risk momentum for causes that you spend a lot of time building,” said Leuthy, who is now a lobbyist for the left-leaning Maine Center for Economic Policy. “There are so many ways a bill can die. I think that is the hardest thing for people to learn when they’re figuring this out for the first time.”

Leuthy said the Maine Center for Economic Policy’s priorities this session include the subsidies for child care and direct care workers, paid family medical leave, child tax credits and building housing for the chronically homeless.

Click here to read the full story, first published June 19, 2023 in the Portland Press Herald.