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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 become America’s premier destination for economic freedom and growth. Overall, Free ME is not a new concept. Free ME simply […]

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Complaint Against The Maine Municipal Association

Read the full text | The complaint filed in the Kennebec County Superior Court against the Maine Municipal Association in regard to their use of public money

Maine Property Taxpayers Should Have Paid $188 Million Less (10%) in Property Taxes in 2008

Read the full Report | As a result of huge spending increases at the local level and a failure to pass along increased state aid, property taxpayers

Setting the Record Straight on TABOR and Education in Colorado

Read the full report | To hear the opponents of the Question 4 Taxpayer Bill of Rights tell it, Colorado’s TABOR provision, passed by voters in 1992,

Setting the Record Straight on Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Read the full report | As time draws closer for Mainers to pass the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (Question 4) on November 3, the rhetoric from the

Taxpayer Bill of Rights (Question 4) Needed Now More than Ever: Between FY 2008 and FY 2009, 58 percent of Maine’s towns lost a combined 3,056 people while those towns increased property taxes by $45 million

Read the full report | A startling picture of dropping population in Maine’s towns combined with an increasing property tax burden is creating a vicious economic cycle

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 Brief Guide to Question 4

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?

300 Million Reasons Why the Taxpayer Bill of Rights Helps Maine’s Beleaguered Taxpayers

Read the full report | On November 7, 2006, the citizens of Maine voted on a Taxpayer Bill of Rights. Unfortunately, the initiative failed by a close margin (46

Taxpayer Bill of Rights Needed Now More than Ever

Read the full report | The dramatic disparity between the growth in private versus public sector employment in Maine illustrates the need for the Taxpayer Bill of