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RELEASE: “Renewable energy” law forces higher electricity rates, job losses

“Renewable energy” mandate will raise electricity prices by $145 million, cost Maine 1,000 jobs RPS law burdens households, harms Maine’s economy  Maine’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation, which requires that some of the state’s electricity must be generated by expensive […]

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Study Shows Maine’s “Rich” are Working Couples, Small Business Owners

Families and Entrepreneurs make up top earners, income tax hits them hardest A report released today by the Maine Heritage Policy Center shows that Maine’s high-earning individuals are working

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RELEASE: Report Shows Maine Workers Moving to “Right-to-Work” States with Stronger Economies

24,338 Mainers, representing $800 million in income, fled to “Right-to-Work” states from 2003 - 2008

A study released today finds that allowing workers to decide whether or not to

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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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Maine State Housing Authority Payroll Data Added to MaineOpenGov.org

Data shows 30% increase in total payroll cost in just five years Today, MaineOpenGov.org has been updated and expanded to show five years of salary and benefits data for

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Study Shows Maine is Severely Lacking in Broadband Depth

Increased broadband infrastructure would add a significant number of jobs to the economy

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A new study

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Report Shows Maine Voting System Inadequate to Support Election Day Registration

“Honor System” is not a reasonable way to manage 972,000 registrations

The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) released a report today showing that steps must

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University of Maine Payroll and Spending Data Updated on MaineOpenGov.org

Increased broadband infrastructure would add a significant number of jobs to the economy

Today, MaineOpenGov.org has been updated and expanded to show eight years of salary,

Analysis Debunks Study of Voter ID, Disenfranchisement

Recent Study by Left-Wing Think Tank Based on Dubious Numbers, Questionable Methodology

A recent study touted by the Yes on 1 campaign that claims repeal of

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Poll Shows Majority Support for Ending Same-Day Voter Registration, Requiring Photo ID

Most Believe Protecting Against Fraud More Important Than Increasing Turnout.

A decision by the Legislature to end the practice of same-day voter registration in Maine has