This show is a rebroadcast of an earlier show (original air date January 7, 2020); no calls will be taken.
Gov. Janet Mills’ task force recently released its new 10-year Strategic Economic Development Plan for the state of Maine. It focuses on revitalizing the state through growth in rural communities; fostering job creation and workforce development; attracting new young families to our state; and focusing on quality of life here. We’ll discuss the plans’ major initiatives and the economic outlook for Maine in 2020 and beyond.
Heather Johnson, commissioner, Maine Department of Economic Community Development
David Daigler, president, Maine Community College System
Dana Connors, president, Maine State Chamber of Commerce
Brian Clark (by phone), vice president of planning, Colby College
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- UMaine Advanced Structures & Composites Center
- Colby College Says Its Economic Impact On Surrounding Community Tops $1 Billion
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- Maine Development Foundation
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- Why A Maine Medical Technology Company Opened An In-House Child Care
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