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May 16, 2017
James Myall

James Myall

New analysis from the national Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) demonstrates that the American Health Care Act (AHCA), as passed by the US House of Representatives, would undermine every part of the health care system in

May 11, 2017
James Myall

James Myall

For the last seven years, Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)  policies have contributed to the disturbing escalation in child poverty and stashed or misappropriated tens of millions of federal dollars intended for Maine children. …

April 7, 2017

Megan Michaud blog 11-16-2015Yesterday, House and Senate Democrats rolled out a budget proposal that delivers where Governor LePage’s budget failed. We’ll be diving into the details in the coming days but our first take is that it gets to work solving the problems …

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GOP’s American Health Care Act Would Devastate Health Care in Rural Maine - May 16, 2017
James Myall New analysis from the national Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) demonstrates that the American Health Care Act (AHCA), as passed by the US House of Representatives, would undermine every part of the health care system in rural areas including most of Maine. read more
MECEP Tax Calculator - April 22, 2017
The LePage budget would raise taxes by $423 for a family earning $56,000. The Democrats’ Opportunity Agenda would reduce their taxes by $150 and fully fund our schools and increase support for Maine communities. read more
Lost Federal Funds: Lost Opportunities for Maine - March 21, 2017
Since 2011, Maine has forfeited over $1.9 billion in available federal resources that could have helped protect Mainers’ health and well-being, promote tax fairness, and boost the state’s economy. read more
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Maine Governor Attacks Effort to Help Families in Poverty
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