Comments for: Who deserves credit for decline of Maine’s poverty rate?

Posted Sept. 19, 2013, at 5:58 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 20, 2013, at 5:51 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — A reduction in Maine’s poverty rate, announced this week by the U.S. Census bureau, is being touted by Republicans as proof that the policies of Gov. Paul LePage are working, but progressive advocacy groups attribute the decline to social service programs that have been in place in …

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