THE MAINE HERITAGE POLICY CENTER
Is It Really so Bad Being a Government Worker?

Is It Really so Bad Being a Government Worker?

Contrary to the data, we still constantly hear that government workers are underpaid and overworked.  Really?  If that were the case wouldn't the turnover in the government workforce be really, really high?  According to Dan Mitchell from the CATO Institute, private sector workers are three times ...
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3,880 Maine State Government Jobs Should Be Eliminated

3,880 Maine State Government Jobs Should Be Eliminated

We haven't seen it yet - the demonstrating in the capital, the Jesse Jackson led parades through the Statehouse, and van loads of democrats fleeing the state (although one of them is getting a head start). But it is coming soon.The unions, the professional left and myriad other taxpayer funded entit ...
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Maine Budget Savings

Right-sizing Maine’s State Government Workforce

The basis of comparison in this study is the examination of the number of Maine’s state government jobs relative to the number of jobs in the private sector as compared to the national average. Since the national average represents an amalgam of 50 states, one can reasonably assume that being abov ...
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