Latest issue of Maine Policy Review published online

Volume 29, Issue 1 of Maine Policy Review is now available online. Although the journal is not being printed due to COVID19 limitations, the entire issue is available to read through MPR‘s Digital Commons website.

The issue contains engaging policy content on a variety of topics including:

  • Rural Nursing Homes
  • Workforce Development
  • Maine’s Wine Industry
  • OSHA Compliance in Maine’s Boatyards
  • Decreasing Economic Opportunity and Social Safety Net
  • Maine and the Arctic
  • Student Loan Tax Credits

Additionally, the Margaret Chase Smith Essay was written by University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias president Joan Ferrini-Mundy. Her essay titled “The University of Maine: Playing All Positions in the Policy Game,” outlines how UM and UMM are positioned to help further the goals of the 2020-2029 Maine Economic Development Strategy. The central strategies focused on talent and innovation (grow local talent, attract new talent, promote innovation) align well with the University’s mission.

For more information regarding Maine Policy Review, visit its website here.