Maine Retiree Pensions
MaineOpenGov.Org Updates Detail Maine’s $15.4 Billion Current Retiree Pension BurdenThe Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) held a press conference in Brewer today to unveil new updates to its transparency Web site MaineOpenGov.org.Now featuring retirement pension data for the 25,727 current Maine ...
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Maine taxes

Maine Families Could See Higher Taxes, More Job Losses

The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) and the Washington DC-based Heritage Foundation held a joint press conference in Bangor today, where the two groups warned Maine families and entrepreneurs that if Congress' passes President Barack Obama's tax plan, Maine families will have less income and the ...
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Fix the System - Maine Welfare

FixWelfare.com Shows Growth in Welfare Dependency in Every Maine Town

Families in Your Community are Trapped in Dependence. Maine's welfare system undermines hard work and traps parents and children in poverty.We must fix the system to free families from dependency through accountability and hard work.Click no further than www.FixWelfare.com to understand the extent o ...
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Clean Elections Violates Free Speech

Judge’s Decision Upholding Free Speech Abuses Appealed to First Circuit Court

A ruling last Friday by Federal District Court Judge George Singal upholding unconstitutional provisions of the Maine Clean Elections Act has been appealed to the federal First Circuit Court of Appeals.The Maine Clean Elections Act, passed in 1995, provides taxpayer funding for Maine legislative and ...
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Think Tank Threatens Lawsuit Unless Portland City Council Reverses Decision

Today, Tarren Bragdon, chief executive officer of The Maine Heritage Policy Center, David Crocker, director of their Center for Constitutional Government, and Matthew Rand, a 19-year-old summer resident of Peaks Island, asked the Portland City Council to reconsider a recently enacted amendment to th ...
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Constitutional Challenge to Maine’s “Welcome Back Tax”

Constitutional Challenge to Maine’s “Welcome Back Tax”

Press Conference Announcing aConstitutional Challenge to Maine’s “Welcome Back Tax” Penalizing Families Moving to Maine with up to $2,200 in Higher Income TaxesRemarks by Troy Dennen, Plaintiff My name is Troy Dennen.I work in Maine as a design engineer in a local high-tech company. Rig ...
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Comments on the Welcome Back Tax

Comments on the Welcome Back Tax

Press Conference Announcing a Constitutional Challenge to Maine’s “Welcome Back Tax”Penalizing Families Moving to Maine with up to $2,200 in Higher Income TaxesMy name is Scott Moody and I am the Chief Economist at The Maine Heritage Policy Center.In addition to the constitutional issue ...
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