Maine House GOP

Monthly Archives: September 2015

Republican led initiatives putting Maine on better fiscal footing; but there is still work to do Augusta – Recently released data offers proof that policies and initiatives put forward by Governor LePage and Legislative Republicans are working and putting Maine on a path to fiscal responsibility. Findings of a report released today by Truth in Accounting, a group of nonpartisan fiscal analysts, shows Maine’s tax burden has decreased from $15,000 per resident… Read More

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 This morning the Maine Department of Health and Human Services announced the implementation of a new rule within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps, imposing a $5,000 asset test to households without children that receive the benefit. the $5,000 asset limit applies to cash, snowmobiles, boats, motorcycles, and more in childless households receiving food stamps. If those assets exceed $5,000 in value, the applicant will… Read More