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The Case Against ObamaCare

In March 2010, nearly half the states’ attorneys general filed suit against the federal government on behalf of their respective states[1] to block key provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as “ObamaCare”).  Nineteen AGs partnered […]

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Schools for Maine’s Future: The Promise of Digital Learning

Read the full report | Maine’s schools face a series of challenges in the years ahead. Despite sizable increases in school spending, student achievement outcomes have remained

Fastest Growing Maine Government Programs

The Fastest-Growing General Fund Programs in Maine Government

Read the full report (PDF) | Two years ago, the Maine Heritage Policy Center identified the 40 fastest-growing state programs funded by the state’s General Fund. That

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The Economic Impact of an Enterprise Value Tax on Maine

Read the full report by Scott Moody | In legislation backed by Congressional Democratic leadership this past spring, there was an attempt to more than double the taxation

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Fix The System – Freeing Maine Families From Welfare Dependency

Read the Full Report The legacy of Governor John Baldacci is this:

  • a massive expansion of the number of people trapped in Maine’s welfare system
  • a massive explosion in

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Maine Jobs from Noncommercial Establishments

Read the full report | What is Maine’s business climate? That is an age-old question usually answered with one anecdote or another. Depending on one’s vantage

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Maine Jobs from Commercial Establishments

Read the full report | What is Maine’s business climate? That is an age-old question usually answered with one anecdote or another. Depending on one’s vantage

Maine Job Creation from the Expansion or Contraction of Establishments

Read the full report | What is Maine’s business climate? That is an age-old question usually answered with one anecdote or another. Depending on one’s vantage point,

Maine Job Creation from the Birth or Death of Establishments

Read the full report | What is Maine’s business climate? That is an age-old question usually answered with one anecdote or another. Depending on one’s vantage point,

More Bonds? Not with Maine’s Ballooning Unfunded Retiree Liabilities

Read the full report | As Mainers consider the June 8 questions to approve $108.3 million in new state bonding, they should take into account that Maine’s