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Special MPR issue celebrating Maine’s bicentennial available online

The fall 2020 issue of Maine Policy Review (Volume 29, No. 2), a special issue celebrating Maine’s bicentennial, is now available on MPR’s Digital Commons site. A brief look at this issue is available on MPR’s website. The issue provides an overview of Maine’s rich history with articles that focus on the state’s economic development […]

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Spring 2020 Issue of Maine Policy Review Now Available

The spring 2020 issue of Maine Policy Review (Volume 29, No. 1), presenting articles on a range of issues affecting Maine, is now available on MPR’s Digital Commons site. A brief look at this issue is available on MPR’s website. The new issue includes commentaries on the social safety net and inequality in Maine and […]

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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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Call for Submissions for Maine Policy Review’s 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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Executive Editor Linda Silka has piece 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

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 mentioned in Sun Journal

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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