Maine lawmakers OK 2-year budget after a few tense hours at the State House

Bangor Daily News

Mills set the terms of the budget before she was elected, saying in her 2018 campaign that there would be no tax increase in it. She doubled down on that in January, as progressive groups led by the Maine Center for Economic Policy urged Democrats to partially undo tax cuts enshrined under former Republican Gov. Paul LePage to raise revenue from higher earners.

Click here to read the full story, first published June 14, 2019, in the Bangor Daily News.