Comments for: LePage’s taxpayer versus welfare recipient numbers mostly right

Posted Dec. 19, 2011, at 4:28 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 19, 2011, at 6:24 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — To make his case for welfare reform and cuts to MaineCare, Gov. Paul LePage said recently that the state has more welfare recipients than income tax payers, a trend he wants to reverse. Democrats immediately criticized the data he used to make his case. Turns out, LePage …

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