Maine Property Taxpayers Should Have Paid $188 Million Less (10%) in Property Taxes in 2008
Read the full Report | As a result of huge spending increases at the local level and a failure to pass along increased state aid, property taxpayers paid$188 million more in property taxes than they should have in 2008.In June 2004, Maine voters passed a ballot initiative requiring the State to incr ...
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Who’s Afraid of Questions 2 and 4?

Who’s Afraid of Questions 2 and 4?

Read the full report | Research of public records reveals that opponents of proposed vehicle excise tax cuts (Question 2) and controls on government spending (Question 4) receive hundreds of millions of tax dollars every year.In a recent essay in the Portland Press Herald, Mr. Jim Hanley, government ...
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A Brief Guide to Question 2

A Brief Guide to Question 2

A Brief Guide to Question 2 (Excise Tax Cut) on the November 2009 Ballot What is the wording of Question 2 to go before voters? “Do you want to cut the rate of the municipal excise tax by an average of 55% on motor vehicles less than six years old and exempt hybrid and other alternat ...
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