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IMPACT, March 30, 2017 Edition


You will find the MARCH 30, 2017, edition of the Maine State Chamber’s newsletter, IMPACT, posted online as a PDF file at our improved and enhanced website,


  • ALERT! LCRED committee to hold day-long hearings on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, regarding restoration of the “tip credit” and bills to address the minimum wage referendum (beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Room 208 of the Cross State Office Building)
  • Mandatory paid sick leave legislation to be considered this session
  • Legislature considers tax haven legislation, again* Taxation committee works to finalize recommendations on Governor’s budget
  • Legislative posters now available
  • Common kindergarten entry assessment tool allows educators to gauge where our youngest learners are when they enter school * Washington, D.C. Fly-In 2017: May 2-4, 2017 |
  • Public Hearings of Interest:
  • Business Day at the Statehouse: Thursday, May 11 | 8:00 a.m. to Noon | Statehouse Hall of Flags (