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Case Study #1: Maine business would pay $30,000 more a year under Obamacare

Paying Obamacare penalties would be less expensive than providing health insurance A case study from a real business in Maine, a commercial concrete business serving the construction industry, shows that providing health insurance benefits under Obamacare would result in an […]

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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

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

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Why Maine should NOT expand Medicaid under Obamacare

One of the primary goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly referred to as Obamacare, is to reduce the number of uninsured residents.  One key provision aimed

Auburn Event – “ObamaCare: Maine’s Stake In The Fight”

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Portland Event: ObamaCare – Maine’s Stake In The Fight

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Maine on the Front Lines in the Fight Against ObamaCare

 

 

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Release: Report Shows Raising Taxes to Address DHHS Deficit Would Cost Maine 6,400 Jobs

  A report released today by The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) shows that raising taxes to address the estimated $121 million dollar DHHS budget gap for this

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Raising Taxes for DHHS Budget Would Cost Private Sector Jobs

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is running a serious budget deficit of an estimated $121 million for this year alone.  As lawmakers work to decide

FAQ for LD 1333 Maine's Health Reform Law

LD 1333 Explained: FAQs About Maine’s New Health Insurance Reform

On May 17, 2011, Governor Paul LePage signed into law a significant health reform package to help contain the spiraling cost of health insurance for all Mainers.  Before