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Release: Medicaid Expansion is NOT the Answer for Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2014 The Maine Heritage Policy Center publishes report analyzing the adverse economic impact of expanding Obamacare in Maine. PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Heritage Policy Center, Maine’s premier free market think tank, on Thursday released […]

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Advisory: MHPC and AFP-Maine to Host Press Conference to Celebrate Digital Learning Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2014

February 5th is Digital Learning Day in Maine

AUGUSTA – The Maine Heritage Policy Center and Americans for Prosperity Maine will

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Advisory: MHPC to Host Conference Analyzing “Global Citizenship” In The Context of American Higher Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2014

February 6th Event to Revisit What Does Bowdoin Teach and Feature National Association of Scholars’ Dr. Peter W. Wood

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Release: Tim Bryant of Preti Flaherty Joins MHPC Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Heritage Policy Center is pleased to announce Timothy J. Bryant, Esq., a partner in the

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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

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Release: 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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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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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