Mainers coming together to fight inequality throughout state

A new bill advocates want to see put in place would tax wealthy estates more than $2 million to fund things such as education and local services.

“Wealth tax, like the estate tax, is a powerful tool in the fight against inequality. They ensure those who have benefited vitality from our economy are pitching in fairly to ensure everyone else has opportunities to succeed too,” said Garrett Martin, executive director of Maine Center for Economic Policy.

Click here to read the full story, first published March 5, 2020, in Fox Bangor.