Maine Drops to 9th Worst State for Business in New Study

July 17, 2024 The Maine Jobs Council issued the following statement regarding CNBC’s recent publication of this year’s “America’s Top States for Business,” in which Maine’s ranking dropped...

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Opinion: In order to thrive economically, Maine has to compete

March 31, 2024 Maine’s high costs, high taxes and high regulatory burdens make it hard to succeed here. It seems we are always hearing about efforts to improve Maine’s economy. We are constantly...

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MJC In the News – Maine’s business exodus: Is the state losing its corporate backbone?

February 22, 2024 In a recent article by Stephanie Grindley, CBS13 I-Team:   BIDDEFORD (WGME) — While the state says job growth is booming, Maine is seeing another trend not obvious on the...

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With Little Debate, No Employer Input, and Massive Unknowns, Unemployment Insurance Reform Proposal Likely to Become Law

May 28, 2021 Last Friday evening, with little debate or time to review significant amendments, the Committee on Labor and Housing moved LD 1564 – a proposal to reform...

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MJC Urges Inclusive Budget Process that Supports Broad Vision for Maine’s Future

March 25, 2021 Augusta, ME – The Maine Jobs Council, a new, statewide, nonpartisan, member-driven advocacy organization that advances public policies to support Tell Your lawmakers: Maine needs a...

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Maine Jobs Council Advocates for Foundational Job Growth, Opposes Tax Increases Proposals

March 10, 2021 Job creators warn LD 498 and 501 make Maine less competitive and stifle growth Senator Chipman, Representative Terry, and members of the Committee on Taxation, my name is Ben Lucas and I...

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