Gov. LePage’s cruel budget is dead on arrival, now the real conversation begins

Gov. LePage’s cruel budget is dead on arrival, now the real conversation begins

This week on the Beacon Podcast, Garrett Martin of the Maine Center for Economic Policy joins Taryn, Ben and Mike to talk about Maine’s state budget, examining Governor LePage’s proposal, the Democrats’ Opportunity Agenda and explaining what happens next.

How can you take action? Join the Stand up for Students lobby day on Tuesday to push back against Republican plans to undo the Question 2 referendum and give a massive new tax break to the wealthy.

Also, an update on Sen. Millett’s paid sick days bill and a new study on Medicaid expansion.

Here’s Ben’s book recommendation for the week.

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RIP Wessie.

Photo via Andi Parkinson.

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