Episode 8
Open Ears MaineMay 05, 2020x
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Episode 8

On today’s show, we’ll speak to State Rep. Genevieve McDonald, a Democrat from Stonington-Deer Isle with tips on filing for unemployment as a self-employed Mainer or sole proprietor. She’s also the skipper of a lobster boat, so we’ll learn about COVID-19’s impact on the commercial fishing industry. And we’ll discuss the misogyny in today’s political circuses across the country. Later in the program, Becky Pritchard, author and reporter for the Mount Desert Islander newspaper, to hear how the state’s re-opening plan will be putting the damper on this summer’s tourism season Down East.