Internship Applications Open for Students and Supervisors

Apply for Summer Internships in Maine Applications are open for the Maine Government Summer Internship Program for summer 2020. Positions will be available in town and city governments and in agencies of the Maine state government. Full time, paid internships will run May 26 through August 14, for a total of 12 weeks. Job areas range from […]

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MCSPC Director Presents at the Maine Climate Council

Director of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, Jonathan Rubin presented economic research he conducted alongside Adam Daigneault of the School of Forest Resources at the University of Maine regarding Maine’s economy and climate change at the Maine Climate Council on Wednesday, January 29 at the Augusta Civic Center. Their presentation discussed how climate change […]

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Drug overdoses up 4% from last year, Policy Center research shows.

A report by Dr. Marcella Sorg, Research Professor at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, shows that fatalities due to drug overdoses increased by 4% compared to 2018. A preponderance of the drug overdoses were accidental and caused by illicit non-pharmaceutical substances. A NewsCenter Maine report highlighted the work of Dr. Sorg and noted that […]

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