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Release: MHPC Applauds Candidate’s Welfare Reforms; Warns Against Medicaid Expansion

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 […]

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Release: MHPC On The Latest ACA Federal Court Rulings On Obamacare Subsidies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2014

Joel Allumbaugh, Director of MHPC's Center for Health Reform Inititiaves released the following statement on Tuesday in regard to

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Tell Augusta NO to Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion!

Many of Maine’s policymakers have fallen for the siren call of ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion.

Fortunately, Maine has held the line

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Take Action – Contact Your State Leaders Today

Get engaged by contacting your state leaders today.

MHPC's Action Center is designed for you to easily reach out to the Governor and your state legislators about the issues

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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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Why Maine should NOT expand Medicaid under Obamacare

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

Republican Summary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Read the full report | The Republican Summary of the heath care reform

Who’s Afraid of Questions 2 and 4?

Read the full report | Research of public records reveals that opponents of proposed vehicle excise tax cuts (Question 2) and controls on government spending (Question 4)

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Dirigo – Maine’s “Public Option” Is a Costly Failure

Read the full report | Passed in 2003, Maine’s Dirigo Health initiative was lauded as the first state-based universal coverage program this decade. Governor John Baldacci promised

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Maine’s Failed Experiments With Big Government Controlling Health Insurance

Read the full report | As America looks at health care reform, policy makers would be wise to review Maine’s experience with government solutions intended to improve