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BIO Testimony to the Joint Committee of Taxation

May 14, 2019

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) appreciates this opportunity to provide comments on LD 1698, HP 1213, An Act To Create Jobs and Slow Climate Change by Promoting the Production of Natural Resources Bioproducts. We strongly support the enactment of this legislation and believe it will foster economic development in Maine while addressing climate change.

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BIO Testimony to the Joint Committee on Taxation
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