Title

A diagnosis of the state's economic ills, with prescriptions for solutions. The

Authors

Jeff Clark

Source

Down East

Date

1-1-2007

Pages

62-67

Abstract

A diagnosis of the state's economic ills, with prescriptions for solutions. The problems include Maine's high tax burden, a transportation infrastructure that is underutilized and in need of repair, stalled telecommunications growth in broadband Internet access and cell phone coverage, high health care and health insurance costs, a dearth of affordable housing in many towns and cities, and a culture of ingrained pessimism.

Subjects

Economic conditions, Economic development

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