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Eastern Maine Development Corporation hosts Charles Fluharty

On March 11, EMDC held a luncheon session highlighting the national attention EMDC and Eastern Maine has been receiving for economic development efforts--including the Mobilize Maine Initiative. The special guest Charles Fluharty, President Emeritus and Vice President for Policy Programs at the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI), is an expert in how rural communities are affected by decisions made in public policy. LIsten to Mr. Fluhart's presentation on the future of rural planning in Maine:

Interview with Ruth Lockhart of the Mabel Wadsworth Women's Health Center

I spoke with Ruth Lockhart of the Mabel Wadsworth Women's Health Center in February, about bills in the Maine legislature that would affect access to reproductive healthcare for Mainers across the State. We also spoke about threats to title X funding for Planned Parenthood and Family Planning. Take a listen.

The gubernatorial canditates discuss "quality of place" in Bangor.

A gubernatorial candidates forum on the topic of Maine’s quality of place, was held on September 21st at the Bangor Opera House. The event was sponsored by several Maine-based nonprofit organizations, including: the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership, GrowSmart Maine, Healthy Community Coalition, Maine Conservation Voters Education Fund, Maine Development Foundation’s Downtown Center, Maine Downtown Coalition, Maine Farmland Trust, Maine Preservation, Maine Rural Partners, Trust for Public Land and the Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine.

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