Baldacci Optimistic About Maine’s Economy 

Governor Baldacci says a string of business expansions in Maine bodes well for the state’s economy.Baldacci says the federal stimulus act that’s sent hundreds of millions of dollars to the state is also helping bring Maine out of the recession.He says business expansions by Live Lobster at the former sardine plant in Prospect Harbor, Kestrel Aircraft at the Brunswick Air Base, and TD Bank’s Call Center in Auburn will create hundreds of jobs.Baldacci says there’s reason to be optimistic despite difficult budget choices that must be made in the future.