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State of the Union: Mainers Have Different Takes on President's Plans
01/29/2014   Reported By: Irwin Gratz

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama announced he was ordering a raise in the minimum wage for federal workers to $10.10 an hour. It's part of the president's effort to lift working families out of poverty and boost the middle class. But there's plenty of disagreement on the best way to improve Americans' economic prospects. MPBN's Irwin Gratz has two views of Obama's address: the first from Scott Moody, chief executive of the conservative Maine Heritage Policy Center, and the second from Garrett Martin, executive director of the progressive Maine Center for Economic Policy.

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MPBN's Irwin Gratz talks with Scott Moody, chief executive of the conservative Maine Heritage Policy Center, and Garrett Martin, executive director of the progressive Maine Center for Economic Policy, about President Obama's State of the Union address.


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