What are the problems?
Forty years of single-
What are the solutions?
● Reduce the overall taxes on businesses and individuals, by making Government smaller and more efficient.
● Purchase inexpensive, hydro created electricity from Quebec that has excess capacity
● Expensive and unnecessary regulations need to be eliminated. Many will be brought to common sense, reasonable and efficient levels. State regulations will be reduced to not exceed Federal levels.
● Employment will increase by making it easier and less costly for businesses that want to start/expand and/or relocate to Maine and its employees. Towns will be encouraged to implement streamlined, understandable business development practices.
● Dramatically reduce “Red Tape” constraining businesses
● Emphasize the dangers of drug abuse through education and make rehabilitation more accessible
● Attract and retain new college graduates with newly created private sector jobs and establish tuition loan income tax credits for graduates. Provide skill sets at high schools, vocational and community colleges that businesses need.
● Increase back to work efforts while providing basic needs for only those truly unable to provide for themselves.
Why is Jim Means the person to fix them?
I not only have a strong desire to improve the quality of life for future generations, but I have the skill set and real-
Our leaders are heavily influenced by leadership in their party and by outside special interests and lobbyists. Confidence in the legislative process is at an all-