Michael Howard headshot to help listeners of Maine Policy Matters podcast visualize the episode's interview with him.

S1E2 Universal Basic Income, COVID-19, and Maine

President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law on March 27, 2020. Contained within the bipartisan legislation was the establishment of direct cash payments for many Americans amounting to $1,200 with an additional $500 for each child. As Congress moves towards bipartisan agreement on a “phase 4” relief […]

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Linda Silka smiling at someone off camera to help listeners visualize the Maine Policy Matters podcast interview with her.

S1E1 The Impact of Maine Policy Review

In our first episode, instead of focusing on one particular aspect of Maine policy, we sat down with executive editor of Maine Policy Review, Dr. Linda Silka, to discuss its role as an invaluable resource for policymakers, business leaders, researchers, and educators. Since its inception in 1991, MPR has published over 800 articles and has well over 2,000 […]

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