October 2, 2017
  MECEP’s tax and budget policy analyst called into WZON’s The Pulse with Don Cookson to discuss Trump’s tax plan sketch and its proposal to eliminate the estate tax.
September 29, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2017  CONTACT:  Marpheen Chann mchann@mecep.org (207) 620-1128 Senators Collins and King make Maine proud AUGUSTA, MAINE (September 29, 2017) – The Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP) today issued a statement thanking Senators Collins and King for voting down a proposal known as Cassidy-Graham, an extraordinarily damaging plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and gut Medicaid.
September 29, 2017
The Maine Center for Economic Policy found in 2014 that blacks and African Americans in Maine have some of the highest rates of poverty in the country.
September 27, 2017
As the Maine Center for Economic Policy notes, in most Maine counties, hospitals are the biggest employers. Half of Maine’s hospitals operate in deficit, and only one-third have more than one month’s cash in hand.
September 23, 2017
The Maine Center for Economic Policy issued a statement Friday saying it estimates Maine would lose $1 billion under the proposal, and that more than 160,000 Mainers stand to lose health coverage.
September 22, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 22, 2017   CONTACT: Marpheen Chann mchann@mecep.org (207)620-1128   LePage claim that Graham-Cassidy bill would mean more federal funding for Maine is misleading AUGUSTA, MAINE (September 22, 2017) - The Maine Center for Economic Policy's (MECEP) executive director Garrett Martin today released a statement in response to Governor LePage's misleading claim that Maine would receive more federal funding if the Graham-Cassidy bill is passed.
September 21, 2017
James Myall Tens of thousands of Mainers disheartened by the dim prospects of good paying, middle-class jobs have given up looking for work. Some are discouraged to the point of despair, turning to substance misuse and even suicide.
September 21, 2017
MECEP’s executive director Garrett Martin called in to talk about MECEP’s new report: “The State of Working Maine 2017”.  
September 21, 2017
James Myall Tens of thousands of Mainers disheartened by the dim prospects of good paying, middle-class jobs have given up looking for work. Some are discouraged to the point of despair, turning to substance misuse and even suicide. 
September 20, 2017
MECEP policy analyst James Myall was recently featured on the George Hale Ric Tyler Show to talk about the Maine Center for Economic Policy’s (MECEP) State of Working Maine 2017 report.