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Exit RGGI: The Potential Economic Impact of a Maine Withdrawal from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

By The Maine Heritage Policy Center and The Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University Click here to download the study. Executive Summary The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is a carbon dioxide cap and trade agreement between nine states in […]

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Expanding Medicaid will Hurt Maine’s Families with Lower Incomes and Fewer Jobs

Expanding Medicaid will Hurt Maine’s Families with Lower Incomes and Fewer Jobs

By J. Scott Moody, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Economist 

Many of Maine’s policymakers have already

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The Free ME Initiative

Free ME is a bold initiative that will free Maine. It is a realistic strategy for spurring economic development statewide.

Maine has the opportunity to

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Online Learning: Maximizing Results by Leveraging Technology

It’s time for Maine to embrace innovation in education through online learning - a method inherently customized to suit the needs of our individual students. Think

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Crisis to Cure: Maine’s Health Care Reform Law is Helping Business

Opponents of Maine’s new health care reform law (PL90) erroneously describe the law as “a gift to the insurance companies.”[1]  In reality that gift

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The Past and Present of Customized Learning in Maine

 Maine’s first academy, Berwick Academy in South Berwick, was founded in 1791.

This is the first of a three-part series on customized

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Case Study #3: Cost of Obamacare could force retail operation out of business

The last of three cases studies on how Obamacare will affect real Maine businesses shows that the staggering increase in health insurance costs could actually force a retail

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Case Study #2: Maine blueberry farm would pay $184,000 more a year under Obamacare

Paying Obamacare penalties would be less expensive than providing health insurance A case study from a blueberry farming operation in Maine shows that providing health insurance benefits under Obamacare

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2012 “Maine Piglet Book” details waste, fraud and abuse of tax dollars

“The book Augusta doesn’t want you to read” shows improvement in some areas, continued waste and abuse in others

The Maine Heritage Policy Center released the

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Obamacare’s Negative Impact on Business – Case Study #1

Introduction Obamacare is, first and foremost, an affront to liberty-loving Americans who cherish their Constitutional right to determine their own healthcare.[i]  Obamacare puts liberty on the back