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Bangor Mayor Joe Baldacci discusses mayors visit to Augusta

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Bangor has been forced to find ways to pay for important services while receiving much less state aid. It’s a problem that inspired mayors from Bangor and other communities to travel to the Statehouse last week to ask for more help and better ways to work with the state.

“We discussed how Bangor generates 8-10 percent of Maine’s entire sales tax revenue and yet they are returning pennies on that shorting Bangor homeowners 5 million per year in reduced revenue sharing, reduced aid to education and reduced homestead exemption. It’s no wonder the state has a surplus we’re helping to pay for it,” said Bangor Mayor Baldacci.

For the Channel 7 report on Baldacci’s visit to Augusta click HERE. 

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