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PPH – “Welfare: Well-meaning, well-funded, well-done?”

Today, the Portland Press Herald published part 1 of a 3 part series on the state of Welfare in Maine. They cite our report "Fix the System: Freeing Maine Families from Welfare Dependency" several times, as well as provide additional insight from our ceo Tarren Bragdon, and Steven Bowen, the lead au ...
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FixWelfare.com Shows Growth in Welfare Dependency in Every Maine Town
Families in Your Community are Trapped in DependenceMaine'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 ...
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Steps to Fix Maine’s Welfare System

Steps to Fix Maine’s Welfare System

As Tarren has made clear, Maine faces an unsustainable explosion in welfare dependence.In our research, we have identified a handful of state policies that we feel have been instrumental in expanding the welfare rolls.Maine has some of the most liberal eligibility limits in the country, allowing peo ...
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Fix The System – Freeing Maine Families From Welfare Dependency
            The legacy of Governor John Baldacci is this:a massive expansion of the number of people trapped in Maine’s welfare systema massive explosion in public welfare spending in Maineno change in Maine's poverty rateMaine’s welfare system undermines hard work and traps parents and ch ...
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Fix Maine's Welfare System

Fix The System – Freeing Maine Families From Welfare Dependency

Read the Full ReportThe legacy of Governor John Baldacci is this:a massive expansion of the number of people trapped in Maine’s welfare systema massive explosion in public welfare spending in Maineno change in Maine's poverty rateMaine’s welfare system undermines hard work and traps parents and ...
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