Tag Archives: Schools

Portland is actively hostile to growth

Because of the work I do, I have the opportunity to meet with many Maine businesses, particularly small businesses, and ask them¬†what is necessary for them to survive, thrive and grow. I also often ask them what stands in their way of achieving those things. I ask these questions, because I care about the answers. […]

More money for Maine schools won’t fix a broken system

Since the passage of Question 2 on last November’s ballot, the debate over it has centered around the question of taxes. Does Maine want to have, depending on how you count it, the highest or second highest income tax rate in the country? Is that what Maine people voted for, or were they just trying […]