Local budgets in Maine are seeing massive shortfalls. Federal help remains uncertain.

Bangor Daily News

Absent such an intervention, the state of Maine is facing a revenue shortfall that could grow to $1 billion by mid-2021, according to April projections from Moody’s Analytics. The liberal Maine Center for Economic Policy projected a shortfall of more than $1.2 billion. Much of that will trickle down to cities and towns that are already confronting shortfalls or layoffs.

Click here to read the full story, first published May 12, 2020, in the Bangor Daily News.