Monthly Archives: February 2014

Maine needs bold ideas to boost economy — not Michaud’s recycled ones

Any time a campaign releases a long, colorful booklet describing a series of proposals about a topic, you know the candidate is getting serious about something. Often, these releases are read by virtually nobody and intended more for the presentation than the content. Michaud’s jobs plan is no exception. In his case, perusing the content reveals a […]

We’ve spurned spending limits, rejected tax increases: With tax votes in Maine, it’s complicated

The moment Gov. Paul LePage mentioned a tax relief initiative in his State of the State address last week, asking the Legislature to allow the people of Maine to vote on it, liberals went on the attack. Knowing little about LePage’s proposal for a referendum asking voters if they want a $100 million tax cut […]