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Maine’s Personal Current Transfer Receipts in 2009

Maine’s Personal Current Transfer Receipts in 2009

Between 2008 and 2009, Maine's Personal Current Transfer Receipts (PCTR), which consists of Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, etc., grew by $1.2 billion to $11 billion from $8.8 Billion.  As shown in the first chart below, over the last ten years, PCTR has nearly doubled from $5.6 billion in 200 ...
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Record Increase in Maine’s Personal Current Transfer Receipts
In my previous blog I hinted that Maine's Personal Current Transfer Receipts (PCTR) were behind the large drop in the private sector share of personal income.  Between 2008 and 2009, PCTR increased by 12.8 percent to $11 billion from $9.8 billion.  In nominal dollars, the $1.2 billion incr ...
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Maine’s Private Sector Plunges in 2009

Maine’s Private Sector Plunges in 2009

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis released their 2009 personal income estimates. Undoubtedly, some folks will be praising Maine's rise in the state per capita income ranking from 29th in 2008 to 28th in 2009.  However, a deeper look at the data shows a much more s ...
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Republican Summary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Republican Summary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Read the full report | The Republican Summary of the heath care reform bill. ...
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