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Matthew Gagnon

About Matthew Gagnon

Matthew Gagnon, of Yarmouth, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Maine Heritage Policy Center, a free market policy think tank based in Portland. Prior to Maine Heritage, he served as a senior strategist for the Republican Governors Association in Washington, D.C. Originally from Hampden, he has been involved with Maine politics for more than a decade.

Revenue sharing has failed, and it’s time to end it

How high are your property taxes? Mine are pretty high. Ever wonder why? Answering that is pretty complicated, of course. Maine’s municipal structure, individual town choices, town councils’ priorities and makeup, the desires of residents in each town, the housing stock, the population level, property values, and a collection of reasons a mile long can […]