As the Maryland campaign director at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN), I work with a coalition of climate hawks poised to move strongly forward at the state level as we determine the best next steps nationally.
Growing Maine's economy is quite simple: we need more money coming into the state than goes out. At the height of the summer tourism season, our gateway bridges become the perfect metaphor for encouraging vacation travelers to come, enjoy and leave their money behind - all with our unqualified and enthusiastic gratitude.
This past week, two old bridges that connect Kittery and Portsmouth made the news. They are in such poor condition that weight limits or possible closure are seriously being considered. The bridges are jointly owned by the State of Maine and the State of New Hampshire.