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IMPACT, May 11, 2017 Edition

LCRED committee votes to reinstate tip credit
* Tax Update: Taxation committee reports out proposals on local option tax, 3% surcharge for education funding, and municipal assessing
* LCRED acts on other minimum wage bills

IMPACT, May 4, 2017 Edition

* Minimum wage work sessions set for Wednesday, May 10* Business Day at the Statehouse: Thursday, May 11* Legislative committees are working to meet the May 12 deadline to have all bills heard* Starting the week of May 15, the Legislature will convene for session three days per week

IMPACT, April 27, 2017 Edition

* Measures of Growth 2017 Report: Maine gets ‘Gold Star’ for Air and Water Quality, International Exports; ‘Red Flag’ for R&D Expenditures, Transportation Infrastructure, Working Age Population, and key education benchmarks* Maine State Chamber supports bill to improve valuation and appeals process for large industrial facilities* Chamber opposes attempt to repeal or weaken performance-based education standards and assessments* Chamber opposes bill to lower exemption amount of estate tax