Maine Beacon: A Battle Between Science and Compliance in Maine’s Pandemic Response

As testing and positive cases increase and COVID-19 spreads to Maine’s prison system, Maine faces choices weighing public health best practices, government policy and public opinion. Esther, Ben and Mike break it down on this week’s Beacon podcast.

Also: Five new referendums are being launched in Portland and workers are calling for faster implementation of Maine’s earned paid time off law.

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The Maine Beacon Podcast is a project of the Maine People’s Alliance, produced to highlight the experiences of everyday Mainers, share information about the political and policy processes that affect Maine people, and promote a progressive worldview based on community, fairness and investing in the future.

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