Joe Baldacci

Maine Center for Economic Policy

Raising the minimum wage, one plate of spaghetti at a time

On Wednesday, more than a hundred Mainers gathered at Cony high school in Augusta, in part for a taste of the Baldacci family’s secret recipe for spaghetti sauce, but mostly

climate change

Congressional candidate Joe Baldacci on the issues

This week on the podcast, Ben and Mike are joined by Bangor City Councillor and Second-District congressional candidate Joe Baldacci. Learn his positions on everything from abortion rights to expanding

Paul LePage

Hungry kids, punishing the poor and a minimum wage battle in Portland

In this episode of the Beacon Podcast, Ben and Mike discuss Governor LePage’s latest plan to cut people off food stamps, Congressional inaction on reauthorizing a slate of child nutrition

Bruce Poliquin

Candidates reject U.S. Chamber interference in 2nd District Democratic Primary

Both announced Democratic candidates seeking to challenge Congressman Bruce Poliquin in next year’s election have issued statements condemning plans by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to interfere in the Democratic