Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Top Maine House lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill package to fight poverty

Paul Dwyer sat down with two of the highest ranking state lawmakers Tuesday to discuss their plans to fight child poverty in Maine.

With one in five kids not knowing when, or even if, their next meal is coming, lawmakers here in Augusta have decided to put party aside and try to find a solution for this problem affecting Maine's most vulnerable.

Speaker of the House Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, and Assistant House Republican Leader Trey Stewart, R-Presque Isle, are introducing a bill package called "Invest in Tomorrow."

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