All posts tagged budget gap

$217 Million in Reasonable Spending Cuts To Close Budget Gap

Read the full report | A recent Market Decisions’ public opinion poll noted that some 86 percent of Maine people believe that taxes are too high, and that 80 percent state that increasing taxes and fees must not be an […]

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Beyond the Supplemental Budget: What About State Debt, Per Capita Tax Burden, Future Reserves, and the Structural Gap?

Read the full report | Once again the legislature is busy spending the “surplus” that arrives miraculously each year sometime after Christmas, but before the sap flows