All posts tagged public employees

Focus on Liberty

Employee Freedom

Because Maine is not a Right-to-Work state, your freedom to leave your union is restricted, but you still have options to leave or reduce your union membership. The first option is to become an agency fee payer, which means you only pay […]

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Take Action – Contact Your State Leaders Today

Get engaged by contacting your state leaders today.

MHPC's Action Center is designed for you to easily reach out to the Governor and your state legislators about the issues


Global Illusions: Bowdoin’s Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education

The Maine Heritage Policy Center invites you to attend Global Illusions: Bowdoin's Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education

Presented by Dr. Herbert London, President Emeritus, Hudson Institute

The Free ME Initiative

Free ME is a bold initiative that will free Maine. It is a realistic strategy for spurring economic development statewide.

Maine has the opportunity to

More Bonds? Not with Maine’s Ballooning Unfunded Retiree Liabilities

Read the full report | As Mainers consider the June 8 questions to approve $108.3 million in new state bonding, they should take into account that Maine’s

Taxpayer Bill of Rights Needed Now More than Ever

Read the full report | The dramatic disparity between the growth in private versus public sector employment in Maine illustrates the need for the Taxpayer Bill of

Testimony against LD 1353 An Act Regarding Salary Information for Public Employees

Read the full report | Tarren Bragdon's testimony against LD 1353, An Act Regarding Salary Information for Public Employees, a bill that would restrict public information available to

Maine’s State Workforce is Too Big and Overpaid . . . But Where?

Read the full report | 2006 research by The Maine Heritage Policy Center, using data from the U. S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA),

How Many Mainers does it take to Fund One State Government Job?

Read the full report | It takes 18 Mainers working in the private sector to fund one Maine state government job. This result is due to a

2006 Maine State Government “Gravy Train” Update

Read the full report | Recently, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released new 2006 employment data and revised 2004-2006 personal income data. Chart 1 shows that