Charts and Graphs

February 21, 2017
MECEP submitted this graphic along with testimony in opposition to Part I of the governor’s proposed budget, LD 390. Click on the graphic for a PDF of the full testimony)

Charts and GraphsWell-constructed charts and graphs offer highly effective ways to present data in forms that convey magnitude, trends, and context to support and foster understanding of text and analysis. MECEP strives to produce high quality, readily understandable charts and graphs that can stand alone or support our written products. Policymakers, the media, and others frequently use our charts and graphs to inform the discussion of often complex issues.

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November 22, 2017
Last year’s Thanksgiving with relatives might have left a bad taste in your mouth. This year, get ready to serve your Wacky Uncle some facts about the Republican tax plan.
February 21, 2017
MECEP submitted this graphic along with testimony in opposition to Part I of the governor’s proposed budget, LD 390. Click on the graphic for a PDF of the full testimony)
February 6, 2017
Interactive map from February 5, 2017 blog post, “To pay for tax cuts for the rich, LePage budget shifts tens of millions of dollars onto the backs of homeowners.” Use the map to find the impact of the governor’s proposal on property taxes in your city or town.
February 6, 2017
Map from February 6, 2017 MECEP issue brief, “Governor LePage’s Proposed Cuts to Homestead Exemption Would Raise Property Taxes for Maine Homeowners.” Click on the map for a link to the full document.
January 23, 2017
Graphic referenced in testimony in support of LD 32, An Act to An Act to Increase the Size of Grants under the Maine State Grant Program, click here.
January 19, 2017
for a PDF of the report which includes this graphic, click here.
January 19, 2017
for a PDF of the report which includes this graphic, click here.
January 13, 2017
Graphic from Sarah Austin’s January 13, 2017 blog post, “Upside-down tax plan, missed opportunity, and unnecessary and harmful cuts in the governor’s budget proposal.”