Nora Flaherty with the Maine People’s Alliance, at podium, speaks Monday morning to assembled media outside U.S. Rep. Jared Golden’s office on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Advocates for the federal Child Tax Credit spoke about the importance of making the CTC expansion permanent, as Congress debates the issue at the end of the lame duck session. Golden has expressed concerns about expansion of the credit to wealthy households, calling it “problematic,” although he has expressed his support for the CTC in general. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

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