Yes, especially when it provides these services to 40year olds that are capable of working, or to non-citizens that have never contributed anything to the economy. These services ought to be applied to those citizens who truly deserve them and have earned them.
The state income tax should be lowered in small steps so we can see its affects on the economy. The sales tax base should be broadened somewhat, but not too drastically,or all at once.
Marijuana is a gateway drug and eventually it will lead to the desire to use harder drugs and this will lead to future problems for the state of Maine.
This is a discriminatory referendum, and it is a sharing of the wealth proposal. It is an attack upon those who have realized the American Dream. It will lead to a group of important contributors to the economy to look for somewhere else to reside where they will be appreciated more.
This measure is unconstitutional by federal and state law. It is nothing More than a step in the direction of gun registration. It is not enforceable.
This measure will lead to hurting small business. It will cause people not to hire those who are the unskilled workers. Further, in some cases it will lead to some companies replacing workers with advanced technologies.
No! This is also unconstitutional as already stated by the Maine attorney general. This will set up numerous court cases because elections are to be decided by a plurality vote, not by majority vote. It also violates the principle of one person, one vote.
Yes, because if the drug trafficking continues unabated it will lead to an increase in drug addiction and to the necessity of more clinics, more methadone, and more suboxone.
yes, statewide elections would cost more money, but it would probably lead to well-qualified officers and less partisan bickering.
Yes, the size of the legislature is due somewhat to the rural, spreadout characteristics of Maine. No, the legislature of Maine already comes at a high cost to the people of Maine.
No, I would prefer that we follow the rules set up by the Maine constitution pertaining to sanctions and impeachment. These accusations are thrown around way too much, and political correctness has been carried to the extreme.
Yes! Everyone has a right to work without having to join a union, or having dues removed from their wages. Choosing to do things of your own volition is still important in America.
No! Casinos are nothing more than exploitation of the poor, and most of the money raised by casinos is not spent in this state.
High energy costs, over regulations, and high taxes are all barriers to economic development. The legislature can reduce taxes and do away with excess regulations, but there is no consensus to do it.
I think that the state should be open to legal immigration to meet these needs. I do not support allowing immigrants into our state that are entering the country illegally, and unvetted.
The question of a quality education for every kid in Maine regardless of where he or she lives. We need to get the school funding formula fixed so that the funds are distributed fairly and equitably to guarantee this for our kids.