Jonathan Butcher at Colby College

Jonathan Butcher at Colby College

Young Americans for Liberty at Colby College and The Maine Heritage Policy Center are co-sponsoring an event on the evening of Tuesday, March 14th featuring Mr. Jonathan Butcher, Education Director of the Goldwater Institute to speak on Education Savings Accounts and their potential as a tool ...
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They’re at it again. Having repeatedly failed to achieve Medicaid expansion through the legislative process, liberals in Maine have succeeded in putting it on the ballot this November. Despite the new tactics, much has stayed the same in the Medicaid expansion debate, including the overwhelming ev ...
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Portland: Health Care in Maine in the Age of Trump

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Zoning Regulations Are Driving Up Portland Rents

Renting in Portland remains unaffordable for many of its residents. Instead of saving up money for new clothes, a new car, or a much deserved vacation, many Portlanders are trapped in situations where rent takes up the lion’s share of their paycheck, leaving them little to nothing in their pocket ...
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Minimum Wage Advocates Disregard Evidence

As The Maine Wire has repeatedly shown here, here and here, proponents of a minimum wage increase in Maine seem more concerned with soundbites than responsible public policy. The Maine People’s Alliance’s website, for example, under the heading “Why increase Maine’s minimum wage?,” states ...
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To Help Businesses Thrive, Eliminate Red Tape

Business owners from around the state have one nearly-unanimous complaint: excessive regulation is killing innovation, costing jobs, and reducing growth. Recently, as President Obama approached his final year in office, his administration announced thousands of new regulations likely to cost ...
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