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Exit RGGI: The Potential Economic Impact of a Maine Withdrawal from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

By The Maine Heritage Policy Center and The Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University Click here to download the study. Executive Summary The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is a carbon dioxide cap and trade agreement between nine states in […]

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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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Government Intrusion vs. Free Market Innovation: Understanding Maine’s Certificate of Need Law

Health care spending in the United States far exceeds that of other countries, currently representing about 18 percent of the gross domestic product. If health care

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The BOLD Initiative That Will Free Maine and Get Us Back To Zero

The Maine Heritage Policy Center, Maine’s foremost free-market think tank, invites you to join us for an exciting presentation as we introduce a bold initiative to fundamentally revolutionize

Maine’s Dwindling Private Sector Economy

Read the full report | Personal income is an important economic measure of a state’s well-being. Higher levels of personal income mean that a state’s residents are

How Many Mainers does it take to Fund One State Government Job?

Read the full report | It takes 18 Mainers working in the private sector to fund one Maine state government job. This result is due to a

Maine State Government Employment

Read the full report | In the private sector, productivity is defined as the sum of all goods and services produced (as measured by Gross Domestic Product)

Maine’s Private Sector Share of Personal Income by County

Read the full report | Personal income is an important economic measure of a state’s well-being. Higher levels of personal income allow a state’s residents to buy

Maine’s Personal Income in 2006: Private Sector Continues to Shrink

Read the full report | Personal income is an important economic measure of a state’s well-being. Higher levels of personal income mean that a state’s residents are