Stabilizing the economy, climate action strategies, and public health measures

23 July 2020

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I want to share some updates on the Maine Climate Council, the Governor’s Economic Recovery Committee, and the legislature’s prospects for returning for a special session to respond to our current economic emergency.

Climate Action

As I previously reported, in June the Climate Council’s six working

15 July 2020: Priorities to stabilize and support Maine’s economy

I want to offer this update from the state’s Economic Recovery Committee, on which I am appointed to serve by Speaker Gideon.

On July 2 the committee conveyed a letter to the Governor outlining our sense of the state’s most urgent priorities expressed these priorities within three themes:

  • Education support, with emphasis on guidance