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Legislative Update: Overview & Analysis Of the Bills From This Legislative Session


The Maine legislature wraps up its work for the session by taking up vetoes by Governor Mills as well as the remaining budgetary bills. We’ll discuss significant new legislation, including Maine's new facial recognition law and universal school lunch, and the impact of the Governor's vetoes of the proposed consumer-owned utility and casino gaming rights.

Steve Mistler, chief politics and government correspondent, Maine Public
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Ryan Fecteau, Speaker of Maine House of Representatives
Kathleen Dillingham, Minority Leader, Maine House of Representatives
Troy Jackson, President of the Senate, Maine State Legislature
Jeffrey Timberlake, Minority Leader of the Senate, Maine State Legislature

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Jonathan was born in Monsey, New York. A field trip to Washington, DC when he was in 7th grade started him on his circuitous path to a career in public radio. The trip inspired a love of politics and led to his desire to one day call DC home. After graduating from Grinnell College, he worked on a couple of campaigns in Iowa (presidential and congressional) and moved to Washington, DC.