Our View: Lawmakers should use child tax credit to boost next generation of Mainers

Portland Press Herald

“The child tax credit has such a transformational impact on children’s lives that every dollar spent on the credit has a ten dollar return on investment to society in the form of increased future earnings, better health, improved educational outcomes and reduced involvement with the criminal justice system for impacted children,” the Maine Center for Economic Policy said in testimony in favor of the bill.

Click here to read the full op-ed, first published May 26, 2023 in the Portland Press Herald.