Category Archives: Health Care


I’m disappointed. I’d hoped that the many, many reasons to accept the free federal money to cover Maine citizens would add up to legislators’ passing LD 1066. I also failed to look carefully at the original House vote and hadn’t … Continue reading

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Pivot Points, or why we might believe Sen. Katz on MaineCare

Political scientist Keith Krehbiel developed an interesting theory of legislative behavior called “pivot theory” – it’s often been applied to understand US Congressional behavior, but I just came back from a conference where I saw it applied to state legislatures … Continue reading

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