The coming tax debate between Janet Mills and Paul LePage

Bangor Daily News

LePage wants to supercharge this idea in his first year, telling WMTW he would begin his plan to phase out Maine’s income tax by exempting all pension income from taxes. The liberal Maine Center for Economic Policy does not like Mills’ policy and would like LePage’s far less, with one analysis for the group saying 60 percent of the benefits under the current law will go to the top 20 percent of households. Under LePage’s policy, that would be 93 percent.

Click here to read the full story, first published September 2, 2022 in the Bangor Daily News.