Maine Municipal Association this week mailed to members and to legislators a report that details 20 programs that towns and cities operate on behalf of state government. They range from animal control to local General Assistance to conducting elections and enforcing state zoning and planning laws. The upshot: This is why the Municipal Revenue Sharing Act was passed in 1972, and why it should be fully funded. Municipal revenue sharing provides meaningful financial recognition for important work that’s done at the municipal level.
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