“Economic Development in Hard Times: How to Spend Less and Get More”

More than 50 people attended MECEP’s Second Shepard Lee Lecture by Good Jobs First Founder and Executive Director Greg LeRoy at USM on Tuesday (11/16) evening.  MECEP will post more materials from this event over the coming days.  In the meantime, CLICK HERE to listen to an interview with Mr. LeRoy broadcast on Maine Public Broadcasting Network.
Greg LeRoy delivers MECEP's 11/16/2010 Shepard Lee Lecture

“A Thousand Cuts: The Economy, Deficits and What’s Coming for States and Working Families”

Michael Ettlinger

And MECEP also announced today that Michael Ettlinger, Center for American Progress Vice President for Economic Policy will deliver the next Shepard Lee Lecture on December 14, 2010 at the University of Southern Maine’s Wishcamper Center, 32 Bedford Street in Portland.  A 5:00 p.m. reception will be followed by the lecture beginning at 5:30 p.m. and panel discussion featuring Charles Colgan, Muskie School of Public Service; Susan Feiner USM Professor of Economics; and Paul Cullinan, Social Security consultant.  CLICK HERE to register for this event.