White House says Trump policies have helped Maine, but data predate pandemic

Bangor Daily News

Maine State Economist Amanda Rector said there are many different reasons why incomes change from year to year, making it very challenging to attribute trends to any particular policy.

“There’s often no proven connection between actions by the president and real impact on Mainers,” James Myall, a policy analyst with the liberal Maine Center for Economic Policy in Augusta, said.

Click here to read the full story, first published October 27, 2020, in the Bangor Daily News.