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Aaron Frey: Maine's Attorney General Discusses Top Issues, from Opioids to Tribal Rights to Criminal Justice

Aaron Frey
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Rep. Aaron Frey, D-Bangor acknowledges applause after he was elected to be Maine's next attorney general, Wednesday, Dec., 5, 2018, at the State House in Augusta, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey joins us to discuss the top issues his office is handling, including: new criminal justice laws; the Purdue lawsuit and opioid response; tribal rights; public school funds; civil rights and more. He'll also update us on the effects of the pandemic on work ranging from homicide prosecution to consumer protection.

Panelist:
Aaron Frey, attorney general for the state of Maine, currently serving his second two-year term; lawyer and former legislator in Maine’s House of Representatives; he is from Bangor
VIP Callers:
Kirk Francis, chief, Penobscot Indian Nation
Meagan Sway, policy director, ACLU of Maine
Rep. Charlotte Warren, legislator in Maine's House of Representatives (Dist 84 – Hallowell, Manchester and West Gardiner); House chair of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee