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April 28, 2016

Jody Harris blog 11-16-2015Just when you thought Congress has finally gotten something right, they disappoint once again.

I am talking about the national school meal programs. Congress assumed correctly that if more than 40% of students in a school automatically qualified for …

April 26, 2016

Megan Michaud blog 11-16-2015Workers without children – including non-custodial parents (who do not have custody of their children for the purposes of their tax filing) – are the only taxpayers that the federal tax code pushes into or deeper into poverty. Lawmakers in …

April 25, 2016

“It sounds absurd, but the Chinese plan is more sensible, more cost-effective and much less draconian than the Legislature’s bill for solar power.” 

Governor Paul LePage radio address, April 20, 2016

James Myall 4-26-2016 websiteGovernor Paul LePage’s most recent attack on solar energy

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Economic Data Tell Consistent Story that Maine’s Recovery is Far From Complete - April 1, 2016
Despite the recent fanfare about Maine’s low headline employment rate, the state’s economy has still not fully recovered from the effects of the Great Recession, some eight years on. read more
Effects of MaineCare Gap Felt Unevenly Across the State - March 31, 2016
It’s clear that accepting federal funds to increase health coverage in Maine would be good for our economy and for our collective health. read more
Accepting Federal Dollars for Affordable Health Care – Still a Great Deal in 2016 - March 22, 2016
The Maine Legislature has another opportunity to accept hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds and offer increased access to affordable health care for tens of thousands of working Mainers. read more
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