Call for Submissions: Maine Policy Review Special Issue on Maine Libraries

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Call for Submissions: Maine Policy Review Special Issue on Maine Libraries

It is with great pleasure that the editors of Maine Policy Review announce a call for submissions for a special issue devoted to identifying and exploring the complex challenges surrounding Maine libraries. We hope to explore internal and external threats and opportunities to library services along with policy actions and innovations affecting libraries. Because of the nationwide […]

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Maine Policy Matters: New Episode Available

A new episode of Season 5 of Maine Policy Matters is now available. On this episode, we interview Habib Dagher, the founding Executive Director of the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center on Maine’s offshore wind efforts.

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Maine Policy Review 32(2) Special Issue: “Our Shared Ocean” Available Now

Maine Policy Review, a leading peer-reviewed journal focusing on policy analysis and research in Maine, is excited to announce the release of Our Shared Ocean, a Maine Policy Review special issue. This issue brings together a remarkable set of authors to provide many different perspectives on policy issues related to the ocean.  Our Shared Ocean […]

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Apply for the 2024 Maine Government Summer Internship Program

The Maine Government Summer Internship Program is accepting applications from students and supervisors until March 3rd. We anticipate 50+ positions in agencies of Maine state government and in municipal/county governments of Maine. These internships span a wide range of job categories including education, engineering, environment, conservation, law, data analysis, finance, economics, communication and more. All […]

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MCSPC Cited in Bangor Daily News

Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center was cited in “ATVers seek a bigger piece of the gas tax” from the Bangor Daily News. Center director Jonathan Rubin presented at LD 977’s work session, “Resolve to Study the Gasoline Tax Allocations for Nonhighway Recreational Vehicles and Make Recommendations for Changes.”

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Season 5, Episode 1 of Maine Policy Matters is Available Now

The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine has launched Season 5 of their podcast, Maine Policy Matters. Created to make public policy information more accessible to policymakers; government, business and nonprofit leaders; and the general public, Maine Policy Matters features interviews with experts on timely topics relevant to the state of […]

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Staff Member Dr. Daniel S. Soucier Presents at PAARI

On December 5th, Dr. Daniel S. Soucier of the MCSPC, Robert Porter from the Maine Office of Behavioral Health, and David Bilodeau from Tri-County Mental Health Services presented together at the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative at Boston University about the importance of organizational partnerships to save lives from drug-related overdoses.

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