Government Spending and Private Activity

In December, I released a study that showed raising taxes to cover the budget shortfall at the Department of Health and Human Services would cost private sector jobs–or an estimated […]

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Does Maine Need More Debt?

According to the folks at the Maine Center for Economic Policy the answer is “yes” Maine needs more debt (pdf). They argue that new bonds would create new jobs and that […]

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MECEP and MoveOn.org

It’s no secret the Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP) is no fan of MHPC.  The liberal think tank, which often leads the charge in Maine for higher taxes and […]

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