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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 Applauds LePage’s Decision on Welfare Work Requirements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2014 PORTLAND, Maine - The Maine Heritage Policy Center, Maine's foremost free-market think tank, on Wednesday applauded Governor Paul R. LePage's decision to implement work

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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

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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

Maine’s Choice: Have Medicaid Take Care of the Truly Vulnerable or Give Away Medicaid to the Middle Class

Read the full report | As state legislators in Augusta work to close a $200 million budget shortfall, they would be well advised to take a careful