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Tax-Cap

Repeal Maine’s Tax Cap On Charitable Giving

During late night budget negotiations last year, the legislature instituted a cap on all itemized deductions including the charitable giving deduction. Since there were no corresponding reductions in the personal income tax rate, this cap resulted in a stealth tax […]

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Welfare reform can happen, but policymakers in Augusta need to hear from you!

Earlier this year, The Maine Heritage Policy Center released a several-month long investigation into the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash welfare program. Our investigation

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Tell Augusta NO to Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion!

Many of Maine’s policymakers have already fallen for the siren call of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion.

At first glance, expanding Maine’s Medicaid program looks like free

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Take Action – Contact Your State Leaders Today

Get engaged by contacting your state leaders today.

MHPC's Action Center is designed for you to easily reach out to the Governor and your state legislators about the issues

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Illuminating Maine’s Energy Crisis: Shedding Light on Maine’s Failed Cap-and-Trade Scheme

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI, pronounced “Reggie”) is a carbon dioxide cap and trade agreement between nine states in the Northeastern United States

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Global Illusions: Bowdoin’s Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education

The Maine Heritage Policy Center invites you to attend

Global Illusions: Bowdoin's Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education

Presented by Dr. Herbert London President Emeritus Hudson Institute

Please

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The BOLD Initiative That Will Free Maine and Get Us Back To Zero

The Maine Heritage Policy Center, Maine’s foremost free-market think tank, invites you to join us for an exciting presentation as we introduce a bold initiative to fundamentally revolutionize

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“How Money Walks” with Mr. Travis Brown

Please join MHPC for a discussion and book signing of "How Money Walks" with Mr. Travis Brown. Between 1995 and 2010, millions of Americans moved between the

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IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776… A DECLARATION

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,

When in the Course of human events, it becomes