The Maine Center for Economic Policy is a nonpartisan research and policy organization dedicated to improving the economic well-being of low- and moderate-income Mainers.

MECEP provides citizens, policymakers, advocates, and media with credible and rigorous economic analysis that advances economic justice and prosperity for all Maine people.

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American Rescue Plan Act funding creates opportunity for Maine counties

Maura Pillsbury
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Guidance for county spending of American Rescue Plan Act funds

Maura Pillsbury
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Build Back Better promises to transform child care

Arthur Phillips
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House Ways and Means Committee tax plan rebalances tax code, boosts incomes for Mainers

Sarah Austin
Taxes and Budget

American Rescue Plan Act funding creates opportunity for Maine counties

Maura Pillsbury
Taxes and Budget

Guidance for county spending of American Rescue Plan Act funds

Maura Pillsbury
Taxes and Budget

Build Back Better promises to transform child care

Arthur Phillips
Taxes and Budget

House Ways and Means Committee tax plan rebalances tax code, boosts incomes for Mainers

Sarah Austin
Jobs and Income

Build Back Better promises to transform child care

Arthur Phillips
Jobs and Income

Latest data shows up to 95,000 Mainers risk losing unemployment benefits this week

James Myall
Jobs and Income

Progress for Maine Workers in the first part of the 130th Legislature

James Myall
Jobs and Income

Investing in state employees will grow Maine’s economy and address the gender pay gap

Arthur Phillips
Health Care

Maine lawmakers must fix the ACA for 34,000 Mainers in the family glitch

MECEP
Health Care

Dental care is health care. MaineCare should cover it.

James Myall
Health Care

Maine has a chance to correct injustice by expanding health care to New Mainers with low incomes

James Myall
Health Care

Maine lawmakers consider several bills to tackle rising health care costs

James Myall
Education

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is broken — let’s fix it

MECEP
Education

Protections for private student loan borrowers protect seniors and people with disabilities

MECEP
Education

COVID compounds Maine’s education debt crisis. The time to act is now.

Jody Harris
Education

One easy way for Maine to increase grants for college students with low incomes this year

Jody Harris
Maine's Economy

American Rescue Plan Act funding creates opportunity for Maine counties

Maura Pillsbury
Maine's Economy

Guidance for county spending of American Rescue Plan Act funds

Maura Pillsbury
Maine's Economy

Investing in state employees will grow Maine’s economy and address the gender pay gap

Arthur Phillips
Maine's Economy

To advance racial equity, Maine’s Permanent Commission needs permanent resources

James Myall

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