Maine Policy Review publishes timely, independent, peer-reviewed analysis of public policy issues relevant to the state of Maine. The journal is published two times per year by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine. It is intended for a diverse audience, including state policymakers; government, business, and nonprofit leaders; students; and general readers with a broad interest in public policy.

ISSN 1064-2587 (print) E-ISSN 2643-959X (online)

Current Issue: Volume 31, Issue 1 (2022) Vol. 31, Nos. 1-2

Volume 31 will be printed in a combined volume—Volume 31, Numbers 1–2.

Front Matter




Drug-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Maine: Lost Productivity from 2015 to 2020
Angela Daley, Prianka Maria Sarker, Liam Sigaud, Marcella H. Sorg, and Jamie A. Wren


Estimated Greenhouse Gas Emissions from PFAS Treatment of Maine Drinking Water
Benjamin L. McAlexander, Onur G. Apul, Mitchell R. Olson, and Jean MacRae

Research Brief


Examining the Experiences of Small, Independent Grocers during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jamie Picardy, Lisa Luken, Iris Michaud, and Martha Lefebvre

Back Matter