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The impacts federal infrastructure funds will have on Maine's economy and residents


We discuss what the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will mean for Maine’s economy and residents. Significant funding will go toward roads and bridges, while other infrastructure needs, such as broadband, will also benefit from the influx of funds over the next few years. We’ll find out how the funds are being allocated, and what the long-term impacts will be.

Bruce Van Note, commissioner, Maine Department of Transportation
Charles Colgan, senior research advisor & professor emeritus of public policy & management, Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine
Brian Curley, director of design and construction, MaineHealth; member, MEREDA conference committee

VIP Callers:
Heather Johnson, commissioner, Maine Department of Economic & Community Development
Kerem Durdag, president & Chief Operating Officer, Great Works Internet; founder & managing partner,Indus Fund

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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.