Bills to ensure wealthy and corporations pay fair share of taxes will be a focus this session / by Evan Popp

Mainers rally in Augusta in 2019 for a fair tax code | Beacon Orignally published in Maine Beacon, January 13, 2022 Advocates and progressive lawmakers are planning to push a series of tax fairness measures this legislative session in an effort to rebalance Maine’s tax code and ensure that the wealthy and corporations are payingContinue reading “Bills to ensure wealthy and corporations pay fair share of taxes will be a focus this session / by Evan Popp”

To protect fragile economy, report argues Maine must do more for workers / by Evan Popp

A recent report found that although Maine bounced back quickly from the pandemic-induced downturn, that recovery has masked “continued underlying weaknesses in the economy.”  Challenges identified in the Maine Center for Economic Policy’s annual “State of Working Maine” report include that many jobs continue to lack basic labor protections — even as workers increasingly assert their powerContinue reading “To protect fragile economy, report argues Maine must do more for workers / by Evan Popp”