Author: Bruce Washburn

Bruce Washburn is a retired paramedic who drives part-time with Uber in the Portland, Maine area.

With Maine’s economy still recovering from the pandemic, it’s important that our lawmakers take actions that put more people back to work. Yet if Congress passes a bill called the PRO Act, many workers across our state would see their income slashed and their work opportunities dry up. Despite this, all of Maine’s congressional delegation – with the exception of Sen. Susan Collins – has committed to backing this bill. Here’s why they should reconsider. The PRO Act is meant to give the working class a better shake, but in reality, it completely misinterprets what working folks actually need. One…

Read More