August 7, 2015 – Finally, the truth about welfare in Maine

August 7, 2015 – Finally, the truth about welfare in Maine

In this episode of the Beacon Podcast, Ben Chin interviews Christine Hastedt, Public Policy Director for Maine Equal Justice Partners. Chris explains how public assistance in Maine works and who it helps and dispels some of the common myths about eligibility, fraud and reform.

Also: a quick update on the Maine Supreme Judicial Court decision cementing into law 65 bills that Gov. LePage tried to veto and an announcement that the podcast will now be heard every week on Tuesday at 4pm on WERU.

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