Governor Baldacci in Washington, D.C.

Joy Hollowell

Updated 5 years ago

Governor john baldacci is in our nation’s capitol this weekend, meeting with other state governors.The three-day conference is centered around our nation’s economic crisis, and how to get out of it. Baldacci cautions Mainers that even though our state will see hundreds of millions of dollars, that won’t erase Maine’s obligation to maintain fiscal discipline.In his weekly radio address Saturday, the governor said, “the money is helpful, but it’s temporary.”He emphasized the need for quick action on federally funded projects, so people can get back to work and start spending.Governor Baldacci will also meet with the Coalition of Northeastern Governors.Those meetings will consider various regional issues impacting economic recovery.


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