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

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 programs, and the one-sided (at least in terms of campaign spending) battle shaping up over the Portland $15 minimum wage referendum.

Also, a special announcement: the next two podcasts will feature interviews with Democratic CD2 primary candidates Joe Baldacci and Emily Cain. You can suggest questions using the comment box below or record an audio question by calling (207) 619-3182.

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