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Analysis: Maine ranks 10th worst on property tax study

Maine finished 41st in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Maine House members rank 11th least frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Maine ranked 11th highest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: Maine ranked 13th most affected by government shutdown

Maine ranked No. 13 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Maine ranked No. 30 in 2019 business climate index

Maine finished at No. 30 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Maine posts 16th highest drop in food stamps participants

Maine ranked No. 16 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Maine not on track to tax online sales

Maine is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Maine posted 17th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Maine ranked No. 17 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Maine posted 7th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Maine ranked No. 7 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Maine gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Maine ranked No. 24 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Farmers for Free Trade's ad campaign pits farmers against Trump's trade war

From Ohio Business Daily

Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.

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