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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, benefits, overtime, and stipend data for employees of the University of Maine, as well as […]

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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

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Think Tank Grades DHHS Intake Employee, Process Revealed in Second Undercover Video

The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) has extensively reviewed the latest undercover video of an intake coordinator at Maine's Department of Health and Human Services Portland office, released

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Shocking Video Reveals Vulnerability to Fraud within Maine’s Welfare System

DHHS Worker: “If you don’t have proof of income, then you have no income”

An outside investigation into Maine’s Medicaid system reveals a shocking potential for fraud within Maine’s

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Think Tank Praises Sen. Snowe for Joining Movement for Transparent “Super Committee”

The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) is applauding Maine Senator Olympia Snowe’s decision to cosponsor legislation in the U.S. Senate to require all meetings and hearings held by

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MHPC Urges Sens. Snowe, Collins to Join Movement for Transparent Deficit Committee Meetings

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The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) is urging Maine Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins to join a growing movement within the U.S. Senate to

Health Insurance Reform Will Undo Decades of Premium-Hiking Policies

A new study released today by The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) explains how policies enacted in the early 1990's have driven Maine's insurance premiums higher and higher,

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Lance Dutson to Lead The Maine Heritage Policy Center

After an aggressive, nation-wide search, the Board of Directors of The Maine Heritage Policy Center has selected Lance Dutson, of Portland, to serve as chief executive officer of

Maine Health Reform LD 1333 Obamacare

Replacing Big Government Health Care with Patient-Centered Reform

Maine's past and present free market health policy experts partnered with the national Heritage Foundation to publish a report that serves as a guide for other states that