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Last year, median household income rose 5.2 percent over 2014 levels. That's the largest annual jump since the
There are many reasons for
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In the last legislative session, for example, lawmakers agreed to take
The same lawmakers failed to override LePage's veto of a compromise rewrite of the state's solar energy policy that could have created hundreds of jobs and saved
These are two small, recent examples of policy decisions that further
On a larger scale,
Without health insurance, too many Mainers to go without needed health care, including addiction treatment. Many addicts are seeking treatment but unable to secure limited beds because they don't have health insurance that will cover the expense.
There are financial consequences as well. After years of consistent growth, uncompensated care costs at hospitals in states that have expanded
Recent decisions by lawmakers and LePage don't have to be the final word about
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