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About robertglover2013

I teach in the Honors College and the Department of Political Science at the University of Maine.

Weekly Round-Up # 6: Get Your Wonk On

As noted in the last “round-up” post, the students in Maine Government are now fully focused on analytical research papers on a Maine policy issue of their choice. Thus, many of the posts for this week and subsequent weeks will … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up # 5: From Blogging to Analytical Research

Our Maine Government class blog has been dormant for a few weeks, but with good reason. First, the students went on Spring Break. Here at the University of Maine, we have a two week “Spring Break” (hazard quotes because as … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up # 4: Plans, plans, plans

It’s the last week before Spring Break and we’re all looking forward to a rest. However, there are no shortage of great posts and analysis on Maine political and policy issues this week. It’s a diverse group of posts this … Continue reading

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Maine Government Students Featured in the BDN

Two of the students in POS 362-Maine Government have been featured in the Bangor Daily News commenting on issues relevant to Maine politics. Liam Nee is featured extensively in this article on Gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud’s plan to offer Maine … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up # 3: It’s Legislation Time!

A late post this week. So my apologies, first and foremost. Normally, I try to get a round-up of last week’s blogposts together at the beginning of the week. This week, it’s coming at the end. But there are reasons! This week … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-up # 2: The Road to Legislation is Paved with Good Intentions

Yet another busy week in our Maine Government course. This week, we learned about the “nuts and bolts” of the Maine State Legislature and watched and reacted to the Governor’s “State of the State” Address. In addition, we were joined … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-up # 1: The Environment, Poverty, Demographics, and Spending

The last week was a busy one here at the University of Maine, with students in POS 362-Maine Government hard at work setting up their blogs and doing the research to write their first posts. In addition, we were joined … Continue reading

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