Author: Matthew Pouliot

Sen. Matt Pouliot is represents the people of Senate District 15 and is serving in his second term in the Maine State Senate as the Assistant Minority Leader. He's also a realtor and the owner of Pouliot Real Estate.

In the wake of a devastating pandemic and the resulting economic consequences, the United States has incurred a considerable amount of debt in order to “Build Back Better,” as President Joe Biden likes to say. On a positive note, the federal programs financed by this debt have helped millions of small businesses stay open and allowed many more Americans to continue receiving a paycheck. But as Congress now looks to spend even more to improve our nation’s crumbling infrastructure and to strengthen our “social infrastructure,” it must confront the question of how to pay for it all. One idea should…

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