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Maine Lawmakers Listen to Franchisees and Franchisors

Jim Coen testifies before Maine lawmakers on how this bill will help franchisees in its state
Franchise expert Jim Coen testifies in support of bill, photo/wolak

BLUE MAUMAU PODCAST - Maine state senators and representatives listened Wednesday afternoon to a filled room of franchisees and some franchisors argue for and against Maine's LD 1458, the Maine Small Business Investment Protection Act.


172:40 minutes (9.88 MB)

Maine Introduces Groundbreaking Franchise Bill

Maine State Capitol dome, photo from Wikipedia
Maine State Capitol Dome, photo: wikipedia

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine's legislature has joined a growing chorus of states that are pushing laws to protect franchised businesses. Last Thursday a group of powerful state senators endorsed LD 1458, the Maine Small Business Investment Protection Act.