Sarah Bigney: how we can begin to fix Riverview

Sarah Bigney: how we can begin to fix Riverview

The Maine AFL-CIO’s Sarah Bigney joins Ben Chin to discuss the ongoing problems at the Riverview Psychiatric Hospital and a new bill that could help address dangerous staffing conditions at the facility.

Also: updates on the minimum wage referendum, including an attempt by Republicans to take funding for police, veterans and seniors hostage in hopes of placing a competing measure on the ballot.

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