Category: Voting

A Tough Choice for Undecided Republicans

A Tough Choice for Undecided Republicans On June 12, Republicans and Democrats will head to the polls to select their parties’ official nominee for Governor. Although it’s less than two weeks away, many voters are still undecided. For once in my life, I am an undecided Republican – and the decision is a hard one. The four remaining candidates in… Read more →

The status quo is unacceptable. Now is the time for bold action.

The Governor believes that now is the time to move Maine from poverty to prosperity. Rather than keep trying the same thing that we’ve tried for decades and expecting different results, it is well past time to stop chasing capital out of the State of Maine and to stop penalizing hard work and investment in our State. While some critics… Read more →

We Need to Make Maine More Competitive

The Tax Foundation currently ranks Maine as having the 9th highest top marginal individual income tax rate. Were it not for Vermont, New Jersey, and New York, we’d have the highest top marginal tax rate on this side of the Mississippi River. Their top individual rates kick in at more than $400,000; $500,000; and $1 million of taxable income, respectively.… Read more →