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Employee Freedom

Because Maine is not a Right-to-Work state, your freedom to leave your union is restricted, but you still have options to leave or reduce your union membership. The first option is to become an agency fee payer, which means you only pay […]

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Release: MHPC On The Latest ACA Federal Court Rulings On Obamacare Subsidies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2014

Joel Allumbaugh, Director of MHPC's Center for Health Reform Inititiaves released the following statement on Tuesday in regard to

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Blended Learning: Nexus Academy of Indianapolis (Case Study 3)

In the Midwestern United States, one charter school’s approach to blended learning was ambitious right from the start. The first five Nexus Academy schools - three

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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

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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

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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