What a national debt default would mean for Maine

Bangor Daily News

Any program or person getting money from the federal government could feel the effects of a failure to pay its bills. That includes potential tax refund delays to 551,000 Mainers, Social Security payment disruptions to 355,000 seniors, benefit delays to 105,000 Maine veterans and heating assistance reductions to 30,000 Mainers, according to new data from the liberal Maine Center for Economic Policy.

Click here to read the full story, first published March 3, 2023 in the Bangor Daily News.