The top 1 percent of earners in Maine are taxed at an effective rate of 8.6 percent, compared to the state’s 9.6 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.
The inflow of smuggled cigarettes in Maine is 8.3 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.
Maine finished 43rd in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.
Maine was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.
Maine would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for Maine (district 1), Jay Allen, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.
Maine state house Rep. Justin Fecteau, (district 86), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.
U.S. Term Limits, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots term limits advocacy organization, is pleased to announce that Dr. Jay Allen is set to sign the pledge to support term limits on Congress.
Joan Ferrini-Mundy, president of the University of Maine, earned $350,000 in 2018, making Ferrini-Mundy the highest-paid public employee in Maine last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Maine arts agencies are projected to reach $1 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 75 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Maine who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 425, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.