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Tax Haven Bill Awaits Funding

| April 7, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A bill that’s designed to prevent multinational corporations from avoiding paying state taxes by holding their profits in overseas tax havens is among many awaiting final approval in the Legislature due to funding. The Senate placed the bill Monday on the Appropriations Table, where bills with fiscal notes await decisions on […]

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Appropriations Committee OKs LePage Rainy Day Fund Bill

| March 19, 2014

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s budget panel has endorsed Gov. Paul LePage’s original proposal return $21 million to the state’s rainy day fund, which was tapped to fund revenue sharing. The Appropriations Committee unanimously approved the governor’s measure early Wednesday, in addition to a spending plan to fill a budget hole this fiscal year. […]

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LePage Administration Laying Out Programs to Save $35 Million

| October 2, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Gov. Paul LePage’s administration is laying out programs and positions that could be cut to save $35 million in the state budget. Richard Rosen, the director of the Office of Policy and Management, presented the proposal to the Appropriations Committee on Wednesday. The administration’s proposal includes eliminating about 97 governmental positions […]

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