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RGGI costs

Exit RGGI: The Potential Economic Impact of a Maine Withdrawal from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

By The Maine Heritage Policy Center and The Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University Click here to download the study. Executive Summary The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is a carbon dioxide cap and trade agreement between nine states in […]

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Milton Friedman

Friedman Legacy Day 2013

The Maine Heritage Policy Center Joins Global Effort Celebrating Late Nobel Laureate

 PORTLAND – Milton Friedman, a Nobel-recognized economist and advisor to several U.S. presidents, will be the focal point

Blended Learning Model at Carpe Diem Collegiate High School and Middle School in Yuma, AZ

Online Learning: Maximizing Results by Leveraging Technology

It’s time for Maine to embrace innovation in education through online learning - a method inherently customized to suit the needs of our individual students. Think

Berwick Academy in South Berwick, Maine

The Past and Present of Customized Learning in Maine

 Maine’s first academy, Berwick Academy in South Berwick, was founded in 1791.

This is the first of a three-part series on customized

“MHPC’s Action Agenda” – Bangor Luncheon Event, December 12, 2012


2012 “Maine Piglet Book” details waste, fraud and abuse of tax dollars

“The book Augusta doesn’t want you to read” shows improvement in some areas, continued waste and abuse in others

The Maine Heritage Policy Center released the


Updated “Fix the System” Report Shows Continued Welfare Dependency in Maine

Welfare system improved by recent reforms, but more must be done to control welfare dependence An update of The Maine Heritage Policy Center’s “Fix the System” report on


RELEASE: “Renewable energy” law forces higher electricity rates, job losses

“Renewable energy" mandate will raise electricity prices by $145 million, cost Maine 1,000 jobs RPS law burdens households, harms Maine's economy  Maine’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation, which requires that

Portland Luncheon, September 20: “Equipping for the Elections”


Bangor Luncheon, September 19: “ObamaCare and So-Called Preventative Activities”