Press Conference: Analysis of Governor LePage’s Budget, Where’s the Shared Sacrifice?

The Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP) and representatives from local government, small business and public employees today raised concerns about the tax cuts and spending priorities in Governor Paul LePage’s proposed budget for the next biennium.  They spoke at a State House press conference moments before the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs began its budget hearings. 

Press Release

Remarks by Garrett Martin, MECEP Associate Director

Statement by Will Neilson, Owner of Solo Bistro in Bath

Statement by Ginette Rivard, Vice President of the Maine State Employees Association, Local 1989 of the Service Employees International Union

Talking Points from William Bridgeo, Augusta City Manager