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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 today by videographer James O’Keefe. The Think Tank is giving the employee […]

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Maine Medicaid Investigation

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

Maine online learning

Think Tank Updates Education Web Site with Online Learning Research, Resource

The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) has updated its GreatSchoolsForME.org education Web site with new information relating to online and digital learning—a fast-growing movement

Maine by the Numbers 2011 - 2012

Maine By The Numbers Compares State Rankings in Key Indicators

The Maine Heritage Policy Center released its 2011-2012 Maine By The Numbers today to provide a fact-based look at how Maine compares to other states and the District

Maine pension reform is savings for taxpayers

Latest Pension Reform Plan an Important Step Toward Fiscal Solvency

A plan proposed by the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee to reduce Maine’s $4.1 billion unfunded government retiree pension debt provides some needed relief to Maine taxpayers,