Maine goes into austerity mode as coronavirus takes steep budget toll

Bangor Daily News

Republicans are saying they told her so as she looks to cut out a similar portion. Progressives, on the other hand, are beginning to lament the tilt toward austerity, with James Myall, an analyst for the liberal Maine Center for Economic Policy, tweeting that the state should look to raise 10 percent in revenue by “taxing the rich.” There is much more to come.

Click here to read the full story, first published August 6, 2020, in the Bangor Daily News.