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Nuclear Power, Maine Yankee

The Maine Yankee Atomic Power plant was built between 1968 and 1972 at a cost of $231 million in Wiscasset.  The Central Maine Power Company, its largest shareholder, selected Wiscasset because of its fresh water and ocean access, a nearby … Continue reading

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Rank of Maine, Government Revenue and Spending

YEAR RANK MAINE U.S.1 Federal Aid Federal Aid Per Capita 1988 12 $551 n.a. 2007 11 $1,936 n.a. 2009 9 $2,559 n.a. Local Government Local Taxes Per Capita 1996 15 $1,074 n.a. 2008 22 $1,616 $1,777 Property Taxes, as % … Continue reading

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State Budget Revenue

State Revenues and Expenditures 1986-2009

The General Fund accounts for most State expenditures, but excludes other special funds, the largest of which is the Highway Fund, supported primarily by motor vehicle fuel taxes and federal funds. General Fund revenues in Maine have traditionally relied on … Continue reading

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