Dana Connors

Katie Han

As Maine begins reopening its economy, what are the risks, challenges and oppportunities ahead? We discuss how the first steps to the phased process are being taken, especially now that Gov. Janet Mills has given 12 Maine counties the go-ahead to reopen some businesses and entitites. How do businesses owners and customers feel about returning? What plans are in place for the months ahead?

Maine Public

Calling Gov. Janet Mills' response to the coronavirus measured and responsible, the head of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce says the organization supports Mills' executive order placing further restrictions on businesses and operations in Maine to curb the spread of COVID-19.  

https://www.maine.gov/decd/strategic-plan

 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.

https://www.maine.gov/decd/strategic-plan

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.