For the first time in years, the legislature has passed and the governor has signed, broad-based tax reform - lowering the income tax but broadening the sales tax. This week on Maine Watch, how the new tax code affects Maine individuals and businesses, and the efforts for a people's veto of it. Plus, will a whole new fisheries management system save Maine's fish and fishing communities?
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Representative John Piotti (D) Hampden and Senator Jon Courtney (R) Sanford discuss the new Maine tax code scheduled to take effect next January. Rep. Piotti sponsored the tax reform legislation. Sen. Courtney opposed it and supports the People's Veto efforts. In this web extra, they continue their Maine Watch discussion.