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Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and Maine Policy Review launch new digital public policy publication.

The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and its publication the Maine Policy Review have created a new digital publication series entitled Maine Policy Perspectives. This online forum consists of a roundtable discussion of pressing policy issues that are under debate by policymakers at the local, regional, national, and international levels. Adhering to the non-partisan commitment […]

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Maine Policy Review Accepting Submissions for its Maine Bicentennial Issue

This special issue of Maine Policy Review will celebrate the state’s rich 200-year history. Articles will highlight policy successes and challenges by reflecting on the past and present and commenting on the future. We welcome essays that explore Maine’s political history and notable leaders; indigenous peoples; natural resources (forest, agricultural, marine, mineral, and tourism); economy, workforce, […]

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Spring 2019 issue of Maine Policy Review now available

The spring 2019 issue of Maine Policy Review (Volume 28, No. 1) presents articles on a range of issues affecting Maine. In the issue’s Margaret Chase Smith Essay, transplanted Mainer and college student Matthew Bourque reflects on the strength and character of Maine’s political tradition. The issue also include the reflections of Executive Editor Linda […]

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Fall 2018 issue of Maine Policy Review now available

The fall 2018 issue of Maine Policy Review presents articles on a range of issues affecting Maine. In the issue’s Margaret Chase Smith Essay, Vice Admiral Nora Tyson (ret.) examines the concept of leadership as it relates to her 38-year career in the US Navy and the debt she owes Margaret Chase Smith. The issue […]

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MPR Executive Editor Linda Silka in Bangor Daily News

MPR Executive Editor Linda Silka has an op-ed in today’s @bangordailynews on Maine leadership in changing times: http://researchshows.bangordailynews.com/2018/09/11/home/maine-leadership-in-changing-times/ Access the full issue of MPR on our Digital Commons site: https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/  

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Maine Policy Review’s Special Issue on Leadership Available

It is with great pleasure that we bring you this special Maine Policy Review issue on leadership. Over a year in the making, this issue captures the broad array of work on leadership in Maine, exciting work that continues to build Maine’s national visibility in the leadership arena. It is no coincidence that we are […]

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Maine Policy Review article cited in Sun Journal op-ed

In an op-ed in the Sun Journal, Reps. Jared Golden and Jim Handy call for measures to reduce childhood exposure to lead, drawing on research published in Maine Policy Review. The article by Mary Davis, “Economic Assessment of Children’s Health and the Environment in Maine of Tufts University,” was published in 2010 in Maine Policy […]

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Maine Policy Review Special Issue on Citizen Science

The Fall 2017 issue of Maine Policy Review (MPR, vol. 26, no. 1) is a special issue on citizen science in Maine. Citizen science initiatives are rapidly growing in number and popularity around the world, and Maine is a leader in this approach to science. In the Margaret Chase Smith Essay, Ted Ames shares his […]

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Maine Policy Review author interviewed by Maine Public

Ron Deprez, author of “Population Health Improvement: It’s Up to the Community—Not the Healthcare System,” which appeared in the last issue of Maine Policy Review, discussed his research with Irwin Gratz of Maine Public. You can listen an excerpt of the interview here. Deprez, president of the Public Health Research Institute (Deer Isle, Maine) and […]

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New Issue of Maine Policy Review

The latest issue of Maine Policy Review is now available for download on Digital Commons. MPR Volume 25, number 2, features an essay from Maine Sen. Angus King on climate change and articles on  topics of healthcare, bond referenda, international trade, and municipal waste reduction. Commentaries address the Arctic Council, the presidential election, and financial literacy. This […]

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