Your Vote: The Debate Over Ballot Question 1
Maine Calling addresses election issues as part of Maine Public's Your Vote 2018 coverage.
Our panelists discusses the issues surrounding Ballot Question 1 – “Citizen Initiative: Do you want to create the Universal Home Care Program to provide home-based assistance to people with disabilities and senior citizens, regardless of income, funded by a new 3.8% tax on individuals and families with Maine wage and adjusted gross income above the amount subject to Social Security taxes, which is $128,400 in 2018?”
Newell Augur, Home Care & Hospice Alliance, chair of No on Question 1
Mike Tipping, communications director, Mainers for Home Care, Yes on 1