Eye on Augusta: Legislature Passes Tax Breaks for 28,000 Businesses and 160,000 Unemployed Workers

Speaking in favor of the bill, Sarah Austin of the Maine Center for Economic Policy said that the measure would raise about $78 million in revenue each year to invest in schools, communities, health care and other priorities.

“LD 501 asks highly profitable corporations, those that have done well even through a global pandemic and economic crisis, to pay a little more to help Maine rebuild our local communities and invest in the families that have been hurt the most,” she said.

Click here to read the full story, first published March 16, 2021 in The Free Press.