Committee to look at easing long-term COVID-19 economic impact on Maine

Janet Mills announced Wednesday that she is convening an Economic Recovery Committee, with members drawn from across Maine industries, that will develop recommendations to mitigate the  economic damage COVID-19 is causing the state’s economy.

The committee is chaired by Laurie Lachance, former Maine state economist and president of Thomas College, and Josh Broder, CEO of Tilson. It includes representatives of businesses, nonprofits, financial institutions, unions, municipalities, tribal and immigrant communities, hospitality and tourism industries and educational institutions, as well as two Republican and two Democrat state legislators.

Click here to read the full story, first published May 7, 2020, in MaineBiz.