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Analysis of the top news stories in Maine from the month of January

Linda Cunningham

Our panel of editorial page and local newspaper editors returns to discuss the news that made Maine headlines in January. We’ll discuss the latest from the legislature; Senator King’s impassioned plea for a change to the U.S. Senate’s use of the filibuster, and ongoing efforts to address the pandemic. And: Excitement over sightings of the rare Steller's sea eagle in Maine.

Ben Bragdon, editorial page editor, Kennebec Journal/Morning Sentinel
Susan Young, editorial page editor, Bangor Daily News
Greg Kesich, editorial page editor, Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram

VIP Callers:
Steven Porter, Maine editor, Seacoast Media Group
Sarah Craighead Dedmon, editor, Machias Valley News Observer
Bob Berta, owner & publisher, County Wide Newspaper

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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.