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Spotlight Webcast — Garrett Martin on Minimum Wage, EITC, and more

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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities recently held their state policy conference, Impact 2016, a national gathering of policy experts and advocates to explore new strategies to build thriving communities and expand economic opportunity. Attendees discussed the decisions made by state governments that profoundly affect residents’ quality of life, and how to craft state budgets that are both sustainable and responsive to communities’ needs.

During the conference, Spotlight spoke with Garrett Martin, executive director of the Maine Center for Economic Policy, about policy issues in Maine including the minimum wage, education and tax policy, and the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The interview is broken into three segments below:

Minimum Wage

Education and Tax Policy


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