Stay up to date on what's going on in Maine's business community and on issues affecting Maine businesses by browsing the media the Chamber's news archive below.

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Date       Article   Source

     
 
             
06/23/2017   PDF File   Op Ed: Maine should fear being labeled a high tax state. Just look at Connecticut.   BDN Maine
             
06/21/2017   PDF File   Maine State Chamber, Educate Maine unveil plan to close state's 'skills gap'   Mainebiz
             
06/21/2017   PDF File   Plan aims to double number Maine high school students getting technical education   WGME TV
             
06/21/2017   PDF File   Maine hopes to double high school grads with trade training   WMTW TV
             
06/21/2017   PDF File   Maine Group Looks to Increase Enrollment in Technical Training   Maine Public
             
06/08/2017   PDF File   Senate votes to reinstate tip credit minimum wage, House vote is pending   Mainebiz
             
05/30/2017   PDF File   Letter to the Editor - Dana Connors: Maine should heed Connecticut lesson on tax surcharge   Portland Press Herald
             
05/01/2017   PDF File   Maine Voices: Research shows how childhood poverty squeezes Maine businesses   Portland Press Herald
             
04/24/2017   PDF File   Summit to explore labor shortage solution: older workers   NH Business Review
             
04/19/2017   PDF File   Committee endorses bill to create universal sick leave in Maine   Mainebiz
             
03/27/2017   PDF File   Lacking EMTs, an aging Maine turns to immigrants   New York Times
             
03/02/2017   PDF File   National magazine ranks Maine as best state for equality   Bangor Daily News
             
02/28/2017   PDF File   Republican lawmaker walks tightrope on plan to ax 'corporate welfare'   Bangor Daily News
             
02/28/2017   PDF File   Maine Marijuana Panel Deluged With Comments   Maine Public
             
02/27/2017   PDF File   New bill would end 'corporate welfare' tax credits, but also eliminate Maine's business income tax   Portland Press Herald
             
02/23/2017   PDF File   Area senator maintains support for tax on 'wealthy'   Biddeford-Saco-OOB Courier
             
02/21/2017   PDF File   Report: Immigrants needed in Maine to address worker shortage   Portland Press Herald
             
02/17/2017   PDF File   Three Percent High-Earner Tax Changes Under Consideration (Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House)   JD Supra
             
02/14/2017   PDF File   LePage plans to delay voter-approved 3% tax surcharge   Mainebiz
             
02/12/2017   PDF File   Maine teachers blast LePage plan to delay education surtax   Bangor Daily News
             
02/09/2017   PDF File   Businesses rally against 3% tax surcharge   Mainebiz
             
02/09/2017   PDF File   Maine business coalition calls for repeal of 3 percent surcharge on the wealthy   Portland Press Herald
             
02/08/2017   PDF File   Sappi mill in Skowhegan to get $165 million machine upgrade   Kennebec Journal | Morning Sentinel
             
02/03/2017   PDF File   Maine State Chamber Legislative Leadership Summit (Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House)   JD Supra
             
01/12/2017   PDF File   Days after minimum wage rises, Maine diner near NH cuts staff, hours   Bangor Daily News
             
01/06/2017   PDF File   Some Mainers will see paychecks bumped up after Saturday   Bangor Daily News
             
01/04/2017   PDF File   Corporations defy voter-approved laws raising minimum wage   Wisconsin Gazette
             
12/28/2016   PDF File   Movers & Shakers: A decade of advocacy for Wells and its businesses   Seacoastonline.com
             
12/06/2016   PDF File   Business breakfast to address Maine's labor shortage   Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
             
12/01/2016   PDF File   December 12 Chamber Breakfast to Address Maine Labor Shortage   Freepress Online
             
11/30/2016   PDF File   Whiteness not on trial in refugee story   Republican Journal
             
11/21/2016   PDF File   Open for Business? Maine is 49th in Forbes' 'Best states for business'   Mainebiz
             
11/20/2016   PDF File   Penobscot Bay Chamber of Commerce names Connie Russell Community Person of the Year   PenBayPilot.com
             
11/16/2016   PDF File   In Maine's Tight Job Market, Businesses Look to Immigrants   The Wall Street Journal
             
11/16/2016   PDF File   In Maine's Tight Job Market, Businesses Look to Immigrants   Wall Street Journal
             
11/13/2016   PDF File   Maine school tax on rich raises concerns   Seacoastonline.com
             
11/10/2016   PDF File   Opponents will lobby for changes to minimum wage law   Mainebiz
             
11/09/2016   PDF File   Maine votes to hike tax on high earners to boost school aid   Bangor Daily News
             
11/09/2016   PDF File   Maine votes to raise minimum hourly wage to $9 next year, $12 in 2020   Bangor Daily News
             
11/09/2016   PDF File   Measure to fund schools with tax on wealthy is close, but backers claim victory   Portland Press Herald
             
11/09/2016   PDF File   State Chamber of Commerce President addresses passage of Question 2   WCSH6
             
11/09/2016   PDF File   State Chamber of Commerce President addresses passage of Question 2   WCSH6
             
11/08/2016   PDF File   Maine vote leans toward higher minimum wage   Portland Press Herald
             
11/08/2016   PDF File   Maine voters approve raising the minimum wage   Portland Press Herald
             
11/05/2016   PDF File   Many of Maine's 1 percent will likely seek loopholes if voters pass school tax, economists say   Portland Press Herald
             
10/28/2016   PDF File   5 Maine senators talk about state of partisan politics in 'historic event'   Bangor Daily News
             
10/28/2016   PDF File   Current, former Maine senators lament political polarization in US   Portland Press Herald
             
09/22/2016   PDF File   State chamber, MDF release report on labor shortage   Republican Journal
             
09/15/2016   PDF File   Coalition of business, education leaders calls Question 2 'deeply flawed'   Bangor Daily News
             
09/06/2016   PDF File   U.S. Dept. of Labor talks minimum wage in Bangor   WCSH6
             
01/25/2016   PDF File   Political experts break down election climate at USM   WCSH6
             
01/20/2016   PDF File   Private-sector group forms to grow three industries   Mainebiz
             
12/29/2015   PDF File   As Maine needs more people, UMaine does its part to bring in youthful vigor   Bangor Daily News
             
12/12/2015   PDF File   Senate president honored for leadership   The Republican Journal
             
12/01/2015   PDF File   Augusta forum tackles Affordable Care Act changes in 2016   Portland Press Herald
             
12/01/2015   PDF File   Maine State Chamber of Commerce Offers Employers ACA Compliance Tips   WABI
             
11/17/2015   PDF File   Protecting Mainers from cyber threats   WCSH-TV
             
11/17/2015   PDF File   'Everyone is at risk:' Cybersecurity experts warn Maine businesses   Bangor Daily News
             
11/17/2015   PDF File   Commentary: Investing in early education is critical for Maine's workforce   Portland Press Herald
             
11/17/2015   PDF File   'Everyone is at risk:' Cybersecurity experts warn Maine businesses   Bangor Daily News
             
11/14/2015   PDF File   From beer to tax breaks: Here are new Maine laws that affect businesses   Bangor Daily News
             
11/13/2015   PDF File   Businesses, Schools, And JMG Form Unique Partnership To Close Skills Gap In Somerset County   Bangor Daily News - press release
             
11/13/2015   PDF File   Maine needs more workers, adults with disabilities included   Bangor Daily News
             
11/13/2015   PDF File   Maine voters pass campaign finance reform   Bangor Daily News
             
11/13/2015   PDF File   Question 1 erodes Maine's ability to appeal to businesses   Bangor Daily News
             
11/06/2015   PDF File   $1.7M spent convincing Maine voters to hike public campaign financing   Bangor Daily News
             
11/06/2015   PDF File   Question 1 May Have Passed, But Lawmakers Still Need To Figure Out How To Fund It   Maine Public Broadcasting
             
11/05/2015   PDF File   $1.7 million spent to raise public campaign financing   Lewiston Sun Journal
             
11/04/2015   PDF File   'Best Places to Work in Maine' announces top employers   Republican Journal
             
11/04/2015   PDF File   Election 2015: How did Maine businesses fare?   Mainebiz
             
11/04/2015   PDF File   Maine voters pass campaign finance reform, $100M in bonds   York County Coast Star
             
11/04/2015   PDF File   Maine Votes to Strengthen Clean Elections Laws   Maine Public Broadcasting
             
11/03/2015   PDF File   Maine voters pass $100M in bonds for highways and housing   Washington Times
             
11/03/2015   PDF File   Maine voters pass campaign finance reform changes and $100M in bonds for highways, housing   Greenfield Daily Reporter
             
11/03/2015   PDF File   Mainers approve clean election expansion and $100 million in bond issues   Portland Press Herald
             
11/01/2015   PDF File   Advocates, businesses at odds over Maine clean elections law   Washington Times
             
10/31/2015   PDF File   Sen. Collins wins business Hall of Fame award   Bangor Daily News
             
10/30/2015   PDF File   106-member board to shape UMaine System business, law center   Bangor Daily News
             
10/30/2015   PDF File   Maine State Chamber honors US Sen. Susan Collins   Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
             
10/30/2015   PDF File   Reacting to new law, Sedgwick restaurant owner bans guns   Bangor Daily News
             
10/30/2015   PDF File   What Maine voters can expect on Election Day 2015   Bangor Daily News
             
10/29/2015   PDF File   Eye on Augusta: Question 1 & the Future of Maine's Clean Elections Program   Freepress Online
             
10/29/2015   PDF File   OUR OPINION: Passage of Question 1 would revitalize public campaign financing   Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
             
10/29/2015   PDF File   The three stupidest arguments against Question 1   BDN Maine
             
10/28/2015   PDF File   Chamber of Commerce pushes for Yes on Question 3   WCSH-TV
             
10/25/2015   PDF File   Maine foes of big money also accept 'dark' funds   Portland Press Herald
             
10/24/2015   PDF File   Seniors, local economies win with support for affordable housing bond   Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
             
10/23/2015   PDF File   Maine Voices: Vote against Clean Election Initiative to protect Maine's economy   Portland Press Herald
             
10/23/2015   PDF File   Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House   JD Supra - press release
             
10/22/2015   PDF File   Business groups take different sides on Question One   WCSH6
             
10/22/2015   PDF File   Maine chamber, business groups, oppose campaign finance referendum   Mainebiz
             
10/21/2015   PDF File   Maine State Chamber of Commerce, other business groups oppose Question 1   Portland Press Herald
             
10/16/2015   PDF File   Vigilance, planning are the best defenses against cyberattacks   Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
             
10/13/2015   PDF File   Maine Voices: Vigilance, planning are best defenses against cyberattacks   Portland Press Herald
             
10/08/2015   PDF File   People with disabilities need to be included in state's labor pool   Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
             
10/07/2015   PDF File   Collins to be honored by state chamber at Augusta ceremony   Central Maine.com
             
10/05/2015   PDF File   Volk Packaging Corp. co-owner Derek Volk focuses on community   Mainbiz
             
10/03/2015   PDF File   October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month   The Daily Bulldog
             
09/16/2015   PDF File   Irving lost mining battle, but history says it will not give up   Sun Journal
             
09/06/2015   PDF File   Secretive fusion center to play key role in Maine drug crackdown   Portland Press Herald