What’s at stake for Maine as $600 unemployment bonus winds down

Bangor Daily News

If that federal money were stopped, it would mean less money spent in grocery stores or getting takeout or more people not being able to afford rent. Maine workers, whose average income ranks lower than many other states, benefited the most from the $600 boost, which has increased their income well above what they normally would make, according to the New York Times.

Click here to read the full story, first published July 22, 2020, in the Bangor Daily News.