Projected benefits of President Obama’s early learning initiative

A new report released today by the National Women’s Law Center and the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Raising Smart, Healthy Kids: Expanding Early Education Initiatives with Funding from the Federal Tobacco Tax, takes a detailed look at the impact of President Obama’s proposal to expand early childhood education and fund it with a 94¢ increase in the federal … More Projected benefits of President Obama’s early learning initiative

Disturbing continued rise of child poverty in Maine

The U.S. Census Bureau released data from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS) today. MCA and our partners at the Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP) commented on the troubling rise of child poverty. (Click here for the full statement.)   “Maine’s leaders and policy makers need to focus special attention on the disturbing continued rise … More Disturbing continued rise of child poverty in Maine