The Maine Heritage Policy Center » ballot initiative

By: Jacob Posik, policy analystSupporters and volunteers of the Maine People’s Alliance (MPA) were set up at polling booths across the state on Election Day seeking signatures for a “Universal Home Care” initiative the group wishes to put on your 2018 ballot.The MPA announced in late September ...
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They’re at it again. Having repeatedly failed to achieve Medicaid expansion through the legislative process, liberals in Maine have succeeded in putting it on the ballot this November. Despite the new tactics, much has stayed the same in the Medicaid expansion debate, including the overwhelming ev ...
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In the last few months, The Maine Wire has drawn attention to the dangers of Question 4, a proposal on the ballot this November to raise the minimum wage over the next three years (and beyond). You can read those articles here, here, here and here.Up to now, critics have mostly focused on the propos ...
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Overview of Maine’s Term Limits Law

Overview of Maine’s Term Limits Law

Read the full report | Almost fifteen years ago, Maine’s legislative term limits law was enacted as a result of a citizen’s initiative measure that won the support of 68 percent of Maine voters. In the years since, legislators have introduced countless bills to either amend or eliminate those te ...
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