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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2014 PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Heritage Policy Center, Maine’s preeminent free-market think tank, issued the following statement today regarding independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler’s welfare reform plans: “Mr. Cutler’s welfare reform plans reflect a […]
Earlier this year, The Maine Heritage Policy Center released a several-month long investigation into the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash welfare program. Our investigation
Many of Maine’s policymakers have fallen for the siren call of ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion.
Fortunately, Maine has held the line
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
One of the primary goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly referred to as Obamacare, is to reduce the number of uninsured residents. One key provision aimed
Today, the Portland Press Herald published part 1 of a 3 part series on the state of Welfare in Maine. They cite our report "Fix the System: Freeing
Families in Your Community are Trapped in Dependence. Maine's welfare system undermines hard work and traps parents and children in poverty. We must fix the system to
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