Maine Heritage Policy Center

corporate influence

GOP candidate: Don’t raise Maine’s minimum wage, workers will just spend it on heroin

Rick Snow, the business owner who declared at a press conference last Thursday that he was concerned Maine workers who benefited from a minimum wage increase would just spend their

polling

David Boyer of Yes on 1, minimum wage attacks and the presidential debate

This week on the Beacon Podcast, Ben and Mike interview David Boyer of Yes on 1: Regulate and Tax Marijuana on the campaign, the policy issues behind it and his

Koch brothers

Koch brothers attack Maine minimum wage referendum

At a press conference at the State House in Augusta yesterday, the Maine Heritage Policy Center launched their campaign against the minimum wage increase referendum, Question 4 on November’s ballot.

Maine Heritage Policy Center

The Koch brothers are coming to Maine

Last year, Charles and David Koch, the oil tycoons who have helped to found and fund much of America’s conservative infrastructure, said they planned to spend a billion dollars to

organizing

Maine conservatives can’t win with astroturf organizing

Matt Gagnon, the president of the staunchly conservative Maine Heritage Policy Center, walked into a conference room in Auburn on Wednesday and in a presentation covered by the Sun Journal