Opinion: Rising prices is exactly why we must pass Build Back Better


While the rising cost of living may appear worrying at first, it is important to keep the wider economic context for families in mind. Existing federal relief programs have protected Mainers from the worst of the price increases, and future legislation promises to expand economic capacity and remove the underlying causes of inflation. This reinforces the importance of bold federal action in this time.

Click here to read the full story, first published November 17, 2021, in Beacon.