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Release: U.S. Court Of Appeals Rules Public Pension Reforms Enacted Under LePage Constitutional

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2014 U.S. Court Of Appeals Rules Public Pension Reforms Enacted Under LePage Constitutional BOSTON – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled on Friday, June 27, that public pension reform enacted under […]

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Blended Learning: Rocky Mountain Prep (Case Study 2)

In southeast Denver, Colorado, one young public charter school is using blended learning to serve at-risk elementary school children – and it is generating some impressive

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Longley to LePage: An Insider’s Take on Maine’s Budget Process

Every year, Maine state government spends more than $3 billion, and the biannual negotiation over the state's budget is one of the most important -- and

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Blended Learning: Leveraging teachers and technology to improve student outcomes (Case Study 1)

Technology has become a vital part of American life. Combined with the Internet, innovative new technologies bring the information of the world into the palm of

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The Dirt in Maine’s Clean Energy Schemes

Maine is among the cleanest states in the nation when it comes to electricity generation. However, we are also among the most expensive states

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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

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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 fallen for the siren call of ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion.

Fortunately, Maine has held the line

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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