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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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UMaine “cost saving plan” spends additional millions

UMaine “cost saving plan” spends additional millions

With budget gaps at every turn, the UMaine Chancellor was tasked with finding areas within the system to save millions, $43 million in the next couple years in fact. Today chancellor Richard Pattenaude and the UMaine trustees offered their solution, a plan title "The University of Maine system and t ...
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