Maine Families

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October 11, 2007
For one Bangor family trying to make ends meet, a lost purse holding the rent money was all it took to tumble to the edge of homelessness.
April 15, 2007
Paid sick days are a fundamental need for working people. Many of us take for granted that we can stay home when we are ill or need to take care of a sick child or elderly parent.
October 3, 2006
Many working families across Maine just got a much-needed boost when the state increased the minimum wage to $6.75 on October 1. The rate will be raised again in 2007 to $7.00.
April 24, 2006
The aim of this study is to better understand the burden of property taxes on Maine resident homeowners – both before and after their refunds through the Maine Property Tax and Rent Refund program – known as the “circuit breaker.” by Michael Allen and Richard Woodbury Maine Property Taxes: Does the Circuit Breaker Relieve the Burden