Letter: Needed bill reins in big business

Portland Press Herald

Unfairly monopolizing industries is already illegal under federal and Maine law. But monopolization can be exceedingly hard to prove, especially under modern, pro-bigness court precedents. L.D. 1815 injects much needed reality into our anti-monopoly laws by allowing Maine people and small businesses to sue and hold accountable big, dominant businesses that abuse their power to force others out of business and artificially inflate prices for consumers.

Click here to read the full LTE by MECEP analyst Maura Pillsbury, first published January 20, 2024 in the Portland Press Herald.