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Red Tape Hotline (207) 624-7486
If you're a business needing assistance with licensing, permitting & regulatory issues, please call this number.
Certified Business-Friendly Community Program
This program is another step towards partnering with business to ensure they have the tools and environment they need to expand and create jobs in Maine. Visit the program page
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- DECD Names Richmond and Presque Isle as the State's Newest "Certified Business-Friendly Communities" (5/21/2013)
- DECD Announces the 2013 CDBG Micro-Enterprise Assistance Grants (5/10/2013)
- Maine Job Creators Honored with Governor’s Award for Business Excellence (5/6/2013)
- Maine Film Office Updates Its Online Production Guide to Better Showcase the State's Film Production Talent (4/25/2013)