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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 January 2009 report was developed in response to attempts by legislative budget writers to […]

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RELEASE: Just 40 Programs Consume Nearly Half of Total General Fund Spending

The Maine Heritage Policy Center held a press conference in Augusta today to release a new report revealing the Top 40 fastest growing programs and agencies funded by

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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

Fiscal Center Renamed in Honor of MHPC Founder Dick Jackson

Eight years ago, the idea for a free market research and advocacy organization in Maine was born around a kitchen table in North Yarmouth. A handful of

RELEASE: New Study Shows Economic Impact of Proposed Federal Tax Hikes on Small Businesses

The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) today released a new study analyzing the Enterprise Value Tax (EVT), legislation proposed in the U.S. Congress to more than double taxation

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Maine Families Could See Higher Taxes, More Job Losses

The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) and the Washington DC-based Heritage Foundation held a joint press conference in Bangor today, where the two groups warned Maine families and

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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 In-or-Out Migration 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 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,