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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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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

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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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Expanding Medicaid will Hurt Maine’s Families with Lower Incomes and Fewer Jobs

Expanding Medicaid will Hurt Maine’s Families with Lower Incomes and Fewer Jobs

By J. Scott Moody, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Economist 

Many of Maine’s policymakers have already

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The Free ME Initiative

Free ME is a bold initiative that will free Maine. It is a realistic strategy for spurring economic development statewide.

Maine has the opportunity to

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Government Intrusion vs. Free Market Innovation: Understanding Maine’s Certificate of Need Law

Health care spending in the United States far exceeds that of other countries, currently representing about 18 percent of the gross domestic product. If health care

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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