Comments for: Maine can’t tax its way out of fiscal problems

Posted Feb. 13, 2013, at 2:19 p.m.

Benjamin Franklin told us there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. As I begin my second term in the Maine Senate, I find myself asking why Democrats always seem drawn to the latter, often more frightening, certainty. Our state government once again is facing severe budget shortfalls, …

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