Maine lawmakers can transform Maine with the next budget

Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmakers have an opportunity to transform the state’s economy by choosing to invest in our people and communities. Imagine an economy where workers don’t have to choose between caring for a loved one and keeping their jobs, where businesses can count on having access to skilled workers who aren’t saddled with debt or distracted by the challenge of securing stable housing or child care. Imagine communities where supports are in place to help people struggling with substance use disorder and everyone can get the care they need.

Click here to read the full op-ed by MECEP President & CEO Garrett Martin, first published February 23, 2023 in the Bangor Daily News.