Maine Prosperity Luncheon (Portland)

Maine Prosperity Luncheon (Portland)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 30, 2014U.S. Court Of Appeals Rules Public Pension ReformsEnacted Under LePage ConstitutionalBOSTON – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled on Friday, June 27, that public pension reform enacted under Governor Paul R. LePage in 2011 does not violate ...
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Maine Prosperity Event – From Longley to LePage: An Insider’s Take on Maine’s Budget Process (Portland)
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Earlier this year, The Maine Heritage Policy Center released a several-month long investigation into the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash welfare program. Our investigation found Maine EBT cards being used in all 50 states – yes, Hawaii and Alaska! – Puerto Rico and the U.S. V ...
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MHPC's Action Center is designed for you to easily reach out to the Governor and your state legislators about the issues that are important to you.Just follow the prompts and complete the fields. After you hit submit, your letter will be sent directly to the Governor and your state legislators.THANK ...
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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 become America’s premier destination for economic freedom and growth. Overall, Free ME is not a new concept. Free ME simp ...
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A Brief Guide to Question 4

A Brief Guide to Question 4

A Brief Guide to Question 4 (TABOR) on the November 2009 Ballot What is the wording of Question 4 to go before voters on November 3, 2009? • “Do you want to change the existing formulas that limit state and local government spending and require voter approval by referendum for spen ...
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A Series of Unfortunate Events: Maine’s Medicaid program’s skyrocketing costs, higher taxes, underpayment of health providers and perpetual budget shortfalls result in health care rationing.
Read the full report | As Congress and the Obama administration debate reforms for the nation’s health care system, they would do well to study Maine's experience with Medicaid. Maine’s unsustainable Medicaid enrollment, now at 23 percent of the state’s population, has created a perpetual budg ...
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Public Charter Schools: Centers for the Kind of Educational Innovation that Maine Needs
Read the full report | Public charter schools are public schools that, by virtue of their unique system of governance, have more control over their own budget, staff and curriculum, and are free from many existing public school regulations. In a recent speech on education policy, President Barack ...
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Governor and Legislature, Heal Thyself: Why the State House is a good place to look for budget savings
Read the full report | As the Maine Legislature looks to complete the supplemental budget bill, it would do well to look for additional savings within the walls of the venerable State House itself, which, upon its opening in 1832, housed all of Maine state government. Today it is home to only two st ...
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