All posts tagged state budget
A Brief Guide to Question 4 (TABOR) on the November 2009 Ballot What is the wording of Question 4 to go before voters on November 3, 2009? • “Do you want to change the existing formulas that limit state and …
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Maine’s Medicaid program’s skyrocketing costs, higher taxes, underpayment of health providers and perpetual budget shortfalls result in health care rationing.
Read the full report | As Congress and the Obama administration debate reforms for the nation’s health care system, they would do well to study Maine's experience
Read the full report | Public charter schools are public schools that, by virtue of their unique system of governance, have more control over their own budget, staff
Governor and Legislature, Heal Thyself: Why the State House is a good place to look for budget savings
Read the full report | As the Maine Legislature looks to complete the supplemental budget bill, it would do well to look for additional savings within the
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
Read the full report | The tax reform plan proposed by the Taxation Committee that is winding its way through the Maine Legislature is "revenue neutral" in
Read the full report | In January, The Maine Heritage Policy Center released a Maine View report, Education Service Districts: Achieving school administrative cost savings while protecting
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