Lawmakers can do better for Maine workers, families and communities

Bangor Daily News

Elected leaders in Maine strengthen our communities and address economic challenges through legislation. The major challenge facing Maine’s economy is the state’s plateauing workforce and to solve it we need to increase the workforce by boosting wages, improving workplace conditions, removing barriers like access to care for children and older Mainers, and bolstering tools and opportunities like higher education.

Click here to read the full op-ed by MECEP president & CEO Garrett Martin, first published May 22, 2024 in the Bangor Daily News.