Rep. Terry: Hardworking Mainers should receive a ‘cost of living refund’

Portland Press Herald

EITC is so effective that 29 states, including Maine, have created their own state-level EITCs to build on the federal credit’s success. Unfortunately, as Mainers’ cost of living continues to rise, our EITC is falling behind. Nearly half of Mainers could not afford a $400 emergency expense, according to the Maine Center for Economic Policy, so it is clear that many families are still scraping by.

Click here to read the full story, first published on April 24, 2019, in the Portland Press Herald.