This is the first segment of Thursday's 2-hour Maine Calling extended show. For the second segment, click here.
A federal stimulus package will help Americans who have been devastated by repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. We'll learn what aid is likely to help Mainers, many of whom have lost their jobs or their businesses recently due to the public health crisis.
This program has been edited for rebroadcast.
Angus King (1-1:40 p.m.), independent U.S. senator, Maine
Susan Collins (2:30-3 p.m.), Republican U.S. senator, Maine
- Senate Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package
- 3.3 Million File For Unemployment Claims, Shattering Records
- Maine Unemployment Claims Soar As Coronavirus Spreads
- What's In It For You? $1,200 Checks, 13 Weeks Of Unemployment Payments And More
- Calculate how much you’ll get from the $1,200 (or more) coronavirus checks
- Mills Eases Way For Out-Of-State Doctors To Practice Medicine In Maine
- Senate.gov: Senator King’s Response to Coronavirus
- Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention: Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)