If revenue sharing is eliminated . . .
Report from the Portland Press Herald on Maine Municipal Association’s informal meeting with legislators on LePage’s proposed elimination of revenue sharing: “At stake for the average Mainer in the discussions is the size of their property tax bills. Cities and towns would lose $155 million in revenue under LePage’s budget, and unless they cut spending on schools, snowplowing, public safety or other services, the only alternative for communities to replace the lost state revenue would be to increase property taxes on homes and businesses.” Click here to read the entire article.