Mills outlines new climate goals, backs housing first, pledges access to Narcan in budget address


The Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP) also praised the budget while calling for lawmakers to build on the plan by making additional investments in programs to help Maine people, such creating a paid family and medical leave policy and putting the state on a sound financial track moving forward by reforming the tax code to ensure corporations are paying their fair share.

“Lawmakers have a chance to do even more for Maine people and communities and should avoid any effort to compromise our capacity to address critical needs and help Mainers thrive now and in the future,” MECEP said in a statement.

Click here to read the full story, first published February 15, 2023 in Beacon.