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New Overtime Rules Do More Harm Than Good

"Without question, these new regulations will hurt Maine workers more than help."In 2014, President Obama issued an executive order to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to “modernize and streamline” the current overtime regulations. While this issue has been percolating for some time, most peop ...
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Obama is Making Big Changes to Medicare

Beginning today, almost 800 hospitals across the country will be impacted by the Obama Administration’s change to how Medicare pays for some of the most common health care procedures.This change will create “bundle payments” for hip and knee replacement procedures – meaning hospitals will re ...
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The $1.6 Billion Eyesore

The Ivanpah solar plant in the Mojave Desert is yet another example of what happens when the federal government interferes in the free market by subsidizing, or rather, artificially selecting “winners” and “losers.”Last week, we reported on how American taxpayers said goodbye to $2 billion d ...
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Maine Prosperity Event – Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department
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Maine Prosperity Luncheon (Portland)

Maine Prosperity Luncheon (Portland)

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Maine Families Could See Higher Taxes, More Job Losses

The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) and the Washington DC-based Heritage Foundation held a joint press conference in Bangor today, where the two groups warned Maine families and entrepreneurs that if Congress' passes President Barack Obama's tax plan, Maine families will have less income and the ...
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Paid for by you, the taxpayer

Paid for by you, the taxpayer

When Congress passed the president’s health care takeover last March, many thought Americans would learn to love it.  But heading into the midterm elections, a key voting bloc remains unconvinced, and that has the Obama administration scared and reaching for the federal checkbook.A July 30 Politi ...
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Obama’s new law scoffs at transparency

Obama’s new law scoffs at transparency

Nancy Pelosi said this  Congress was supposed to be the "most honest, most open and most ethical congress in history." President Obama said, "My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government."So much for that.We find out today that in the monster financial ...
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Memo to Whitehouse: Snowe is not in the forecast

The email dings started around 10:00 pm, and continued throughout the night as folks throughout Maine sent me the latest report on CNN.com that quotes "sources" who claim, "President Obama and top aides have quietly stepped up talks with moderate Republican Senator Olympia Snowe of Maine on a scaled ...
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