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September 14, 2016
Co-hosts Ric Tyler and George Hale, interviewed MECEP policy analyst James Myall  on WVOM-AM/FM’s George Hale-Ric Tyler program about MECEP’s analysis of newly released US Census Bureau data for 2015.
September 13, 2016
Mal Leary report on Maine Public Broadcasting Network concerning new US Census bureau data for 2015. To view the report on MPBN’s website, click  here.  
September 13, 2016
Tens of thousands of Mainers remain unnecessarily without coverage Augusta, Maine (Tuesday, September 13, 2016) New Census Bureau data released Tuesday show modest improvements in health insurance coverage in Maine between 2014 and 2015 but also revealed more troubling longer term trends.
September 6, 2016
James Myall Several recent studies and analyses of the 31 states that have accepted federal money to increase access to health care demonstrate the continued benefits of doing so.
August 31, 2016
James Myall If it took a while for your internet service provider (ISP) to load this page onto your computer, you’re not alone. Maine has some of the slowest broadband connections in the nation.
August 23, 2016
Maine’s economy is recovering, but we need to do more to ensure our economy works for everyone and does not leave working families further behind. There are two narratives about Maine’s economy.
August 15, 2016
James Myall Conservative fiscal policies at the state and national level have been a key cause of the lackluster economic recovery following the Great Recession, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI).
May 8, 2016
Most of the developed world offers paid time off for workers who stay home to take care of a child or an ailing parent. “. .
April 28, 2016
Just when you thought Congress has finally gotten something right, they disappoint once again. I am talking about the national school meal programs. Congress assumed correctly that if more than 40% of students in a school automatically qualified for free or reduced lunch, there were likely a lot more hungry kids besides those enrolled in the program.
April 20, 2016
by Mal Leary, Maine Public Broadcasting Network, April 19, 2016 A conservative advocacy group has released a study that shows significant differences in what providers around Maine charge for the same medical procedures.