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March 22, 2009: Associated Press covers newest issue of Maine Policy Review

(WBZ) A special edition of a policy review by two of the state’s leading think tanks offers support for Gov. John Baldacci’s contention that environmentally sound principles can also drive the state’s economy. The largest-ever edition of the Maine Policy Review, a twice-yearly joint publication of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and the Margaret […]

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March 18, 2009. Mary Cathcart interviewed for WABI story on Maine NEW Leadership

Mary Cathcart, Senior Policy Fellow at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, was interviewed by WABI reporter Sharon Pelletier about Maine NEW Leadership–an intensive, six-day residential leadership education program offered free of charge to college women in Maine.  The first annual workshop will be held June 11-16, 2009. Applications are due on Friday, March 20. […]

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February 25, 2009: Jonathan Rubin and Marcella Sorg contributors to Maine’s Climate Future: An Initial Assessment

University of Maine faculty presented a report entitled,  “Maine’s Climate Future: An Initial Assessment” to Governor John Baldacci on February 25, 2009.  The report, authored by University of Maine faculty, presented preliminary analysis of the effects of climate change in Maine during the 21st century. Professor Jonathan Rubin acted as the group transportation team leader […]

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February 16, 2009: Investing in Maine College Students, Professor Philip Trostel

On February 16, 2009, Professor Philip Trostel presented “Investing in Maine College Students,” as part of the University of Maine’s series of presentations, “Building a Vibrant Maine Economy…A Virtual Conference.”  This semester-long conference features research-based commentary on issues related to creating a stronger state economy. Prof. Trostel’s presentation was accompanied by a guest editorial in […]

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