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Welfare reform can happen, but policymakers in Augusta need to hear from you!

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 found Maine EBT cards being used in all 50 states – yes, Hawaii and […]

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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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PPH – “Welfare: Well-meaning, well-funded, well-done?”

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

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FixWelfare.com Shows Growth in Welfare Dependency in Every Maine Town

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

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Fix The System – Freeing Maine Families From Welfare Dependency

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

Maine Spends Too Much… But Where?

Read the full report | The next state budget has not been submitted yet, but the debates about a gap of at least $500 million between tax