Blunt Talk on Jobs

I was invited to Governor LePage’s “Workshop on Job Creation” on July 10th in Springvale where he asked members of the Maine business community for “blunt and honest” suggestions on how to improve the relationship between the public and private sector to foster job growth. I took him up on his request and as the Biddeford Journal Tribute accurately reported the next day:

Without a boost in the number of dairy inspectors – there’s just one for the whole state at present, Rector said – new cheesemakers can’t get into the industry and existing manufacturers can’t expand their operations.

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