A Guide to Policy Makers

Maine’s quality of life depends upon a vibrant and sustainable economy, thriving communities, and a healthy environment.


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A Call to Action

Maine cannot make continued economic progress without forceful action on workforce development, broadband, and health care/insurance costs.

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Economic Policy & Research

MDF knows the power of data, the strength of research and how unbiased information can inform the future. Our multi-sector, non-partisan methods of collecting data, testing its validity with our cross-sector partners, and sharing it widely across our network is why we are one of the most trusted sources of economic data in Maine.

Maine Economic Growth Council

MEGC develops long-range economic plans for the state and measure progress in achieving the plan’s benchmarks and goals.

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Making Maine Work Report Series

Making Maine Work reports serve as an action plan for improving productivity and investing in ways that help grow Maine’s economy.

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You can access our signature reports by clicking on the appropriate section or individual link. If you would like to schedule a presentation or facilitated community conversation related to our research.

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