Author: Joanne Fryer

Joanne Fryer is an attorney in southern Maine.

With all of the excitement (deservedly so) surrounding President-Elect Trump’s announcement that 1,100 Carrier jobs in Indiana will be saved, we would be remiss in not taking a moment to thank U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin for working tirelessly to save 900 jobs right here in Maine. New Balance, the only major athletic shoe company that still makes shoes in the United States and that employs hundreds of people in its five shoe factories in New England, stands to benefit greatly from Rep. Poliquin’s legislation requiring the Pentagon to issue American-made athletic footwear to military recruits. The recent Portland Press Herald…

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