EDITORIAL: Janet Mills offers hopeful budget but raises questions about funding sources

Bangor Daily News

Mills’ proposal may thread a political needle, but calls from her left to roll back the LePage-era tax cuts are a more intellectually honest way of achieving her policy goals. The so-called prosperity budget from the liberal Maine Center for Economic Policy, for example, may be politically perilous, but would at least match its lofty policy aims with a more definitive funding source through a $518 million tax increase, essentially a rollback of tax cuts passed by lawmakers in 2011.

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