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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Rising inflation is likely temporary — and the Build Back Better bill will help curb it

James Myall
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Amending Build Back Better to lift SALT cap would undermine tax fairness

Sarah Austin
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New research finds Biden agenda would strengthen long-term economic growth, ease inflation

Arthur Phillips
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REPORT: State of Working Maine 2021

James Myall
Taxes and Budget

Amending Build Back Better to lift SALT cap would undermine tax fairness

Sarah Austin
Taxes and Budget

New research finds Biden agenda would strengthen long-term economic growth, ease inflation

Arthur Phillips
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
Jobs and Income

Rising inflation is likely temporary — and the Build Back Better bill will help curb it

James Myall
Jobs and Income

New research finds Biden agenda would strengthen long-term economic growth, ease inflation

Arthur Phillips
Jobs and Income

REPORT: State of Working Maine 2021

James Myall
Jobs and Income

Jobs report highlights continued barriers to Mainers returning to work

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

Rising inflation is likely temporary — and the Build Back Better bill will help curb it

James Myall
Maine's Economy

Amending Build Back Better to lift SALT cap would undermine tax fairness

Sarah Austin
Maine's Economy

New research finds Biden agenda would strengthen long-term economic growth, ease inflation

Arthur Phillips
Maine's Economy

REPORT: State of Working Maine 2021

James Myall

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