IN ORDER TO SHIFT THE PARADIGM, WE MUST ENACT STRATEGIES THAT FOSTER NECESSARY CHANGE

EDUCATION

  • Increase focus on technical, trade, and vocational education programs in Maine's schools

  • Increase focus on career exploration by enabling greater collaboration between education and industry

  • Provide transparency and allow for greater involvement by parents in their children's education

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

  • Allow for easier transition of skilled workers moving to Maine by accepting good standing licenses from outside the state

  • Reduce the cost of doing business in Maine to foster job creation

HEALTH CARE

  • Reduce health care costs and improve quality of care for everyone by incentivizing competition among medical providers

  • Attract more qualified health care workers by recognizing medical licenses from all out-of-state jurisdictions

TAXES

  • Reduce taxes on individuals and business to be more in line with Maine's regional neighbors

CHILD CARE

  • Expand access to child care by reducing unnecessary regulations on all providers

  • Offer a tax credit to those businesses that assist their employees with child care costs

HOUSING

  • Increase available housing by reducing state and federal oversight

  • Empower local control

LONG-TERM PROBLEMS REQUIRE
LONG-TERM SOLUTIONS THAT GET AT THE ROOT CAUSE