Reversing cuts to highways, pensioners and dairy farmers, new budget proposal heads to floor

James Myall, an analyst for the progressive organization Maine Center for Economic Policy, defended Sachs’ proposal. In a blog post, he argued the extra funding this year would help make other initiatives feasible and that there are other options for revenue boosts long-term, such as raising the gas tax.

Click here to read the full story, first published April 15, 2024 in Maine Morning Star.