Tag Archives: Taxes

It’s time to stand up and fight taxnesia

For the past two years, a curious malady seems to have gripped Maine Democrats. It’s most pronounced in legislators who have served since 2010, but it’s spread to new legislators as well, to varying degrees, and even is appearing in regular Mainers. It’s a form of amnesia – or, perhaps, self-hypnosis – that is remarkably […]

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‚Äôs proposal for a referendum asking voters if they want a $100 million tax cut […]