Why do lawmakers choose licensing?
We must begin untangling the web of bureaucratic red tape that separates qualified workers from meaningful employment. Only then can we give entrepreneurs the tools they need to innovate, create jobs and improve Maine’s economy.Read More →
A Family Lineage
*The following essay won the 2016 Milton Friedman Essay Contest Joshua Durgin, Matthew Gagnon Parental choice in education should be the norm, not the exception. The idea that government and society should […]Read More →
School Choice Would Push the Public School System in the Right Direction
*The following essay placed second in the 2016 Milton Friedman Essay Contest Lilly F., Matthew Gagnon “Few institutions in our society are in a more unsatisfactory state than schools. Few generate more […]Read More →
America Needs Educational Choice to Enhance Quality of Life
*The following essay placed third in the 2016 Milton Friedman Essay Contest As the quality and value of education in public schools continues to decline across our nation, a growing […]Read More →
MHPC Announces Winners of the 2016 Milton Friedman Essay Contest
(PORTLAND) — Today, The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) joined more than 100 organizations across the United States and around the world by holding an event honoring the life and […]Read More →
Maine’s “Town Tuitioning” Program, Milton Friedman’s School Choice Ideal?
Read the full report | Economist Milton Friedman first described his vision for a school voucher program in a 1955 essay titled The Role of Government in Education. Arguing that […]Read More →