Jan. 18, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- In an interview with
TideSmart Talk with Stevoe
, a weekly radio show that takes a macro approach towards society and culture,
's leading economist
joined host Steve Woods (Stevoe) for a discussion about initiatives to jumpstart
's economy. The show will air Saturday, January 19, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on News Talk WLOB 1310AM and will be live streamed at
. A podcast will be available via
Colgan, a professor of public policy and management at the
University of Southern Maine
of Public Service and Woods,
President/CEO and a declared 2014
gubernatorial candidate, discussed some of the innovative economic solutions surrounding
's infrastructure, energy, industry and geography.
's biggest challenge over the next decade will be our ability to adapt to emerging technologies and attract and maintain the kind of educated workforce needed to power the new economic landscape," Woods said. "As a business owner and public servant with a vested interest in
's future, I have the utmost respect for
's prudent economic insight."
During the second hour of the
TideSmart Talk with Stevoe show, Woods was joined for an in-studio interview with
, athletics director at the
University of Maine
and former longtime chief of staff for Sen.
Abbott talked about the role of athletics in shaping the next generation of leaders, his close relationship with Collins, lessons learned from his 2010 bid to become
's next governor and his plans for the future.
Since launching TideSmart Talk with Stevoe nearly one year ago, Woods has hosted high-profile guests including famed attorney F.
, mentalist The Amazing Kreskin, two-term
, Shipyard Brewing Company President Fred Forsley, longtime Maine broadcast journalist Bill Green, Portland Sea Dogs Owner Bill Burke and