One-time gimmicks can’t fix Maine’s long-term budget woes

Maine Gov.  Janet Mills recently signed a curtailment order to keep the state’s budget stable during this seemingly never-ending period of expanded state power. The order makes use of funding from the federal government, a state hiring and spending freeze and greater-than-anticipated liquor tax receipts – among other one-time tricks – to keep Maine’s fiscal … Continue reading One-time gimmicks can’t fix Maine’s long-term budget woes