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2012 “Maine Piglet Book” details waste, fraud and abuse of tax dollars

“The book Augusta doesn’t want you to read” shows improvement in some areas, continued waste and abuse in othersThe Maine Heritage Policy Center released the 2012 Maine Piglet Book today, detailing hundreds of millions of dollars of wasteful government spending. A new version of a simil ...
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Maine Medicaid Investigation

Maine Medicaid Investigation

Below is a video you have to see to believe.A guy walks into a Biddeford, Maine Department of Health and Human Services office, and asks about getting taxpayer-funded government health care. He confesses that he runs a "pharmaceutical imports" business that is operated in international waters ...
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Maine Turnpike Authority: Driving Maine’s Professional Left
The Maine Heritage Policy Center exists solely because of the generosity of our 1,500 individual donors. We accept no government money, and it works out great; we don't want it, and they don't offer it.That is not quite true for other public policy think tanks in Maine.According to a report just rel ...
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Rep. Dill in a Clean Elections Pickle

Rep. Dill in a Clean Elections Pickle

Another election year, another great reason to end the welfare for politicians that is Maine Clean Elections.There are countless problems with the "clean" elections system - the matching funds portion is likely unconstitutional, fraud is a big problem, and waste has been rampant (see the Piglet Book ...
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