For purchasing power, Maine state government hasn’t yet returned to the halcyon days of early 2007. Neither have many areas of the state’s economy, according to various measures of tax revenue. Researchers with the Pew Charitable Trusts found Maine was one of 21 states where tax revenue continued to lag the most recent peak, which it hit in 2007, adjusting for inflation. […]
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