Testimony: Unchaining the Minimum Wage from CPI
Testimony in Support of LD 1580: “An Act to Help Maine Small Businesses with Increasing Costs by Removing the Annual Cost-of-living Adjustment for the Minimum Wage” Senator Tipping, Representative Roeder, […]Read More →
Real reform needed to address Maine’s struggling economy
As gasoline and heating oil prices hit historical highs nationally amid four-decade inflation and warnings of stagflation, people all over the world are feeling the pinch of an economy on […]Read More →
Lawmakers miss opportunity for meaningful tax reform in pursuing one-time relief checks
Over the last few weeks, Maine legislators have been preparing to vote on Governor Mills’ latest supplemental budget bill, holding hearings with administration officials and taking public comment on how […]Read More →
Who’s really to blame for inflation?
Last month, inflation in the US reached 6.2%, the highest year-over-year increase in more than three decades. Measured via the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) by what’s known as the […]Read More →