The Maine Economic Growth Council and Maine Development Foundation are pleased to present Measures of Growth 2015, the 21st annual report on the key indicators that measures Maine’s progress toward long-term, sustainable economic growth and a high quality of life for all Maine people.
Highlighting the report are four indicators awarded gold stars for their exceptional performance: Cost of Doing Business, Cost of Energy , Air Quality, and Water Quality. The Growth Council also assigned red flags to five indicators needing particular attention: Wellness and Prevention, Research and Development Expenditures, High Speed Internet Subscribers, Transportation Infrastructure, and Fourth Grade Reading Scores. Overall, since last year’s report, Maine made progress on four indicators, lost ground on seven, ans saw no significant movement on twelve.
Please contact MDF Program Director Ryan Neale
, (207) 626-3119 if you are interested in learning more about the Growth Council and the Measures of Growth report.