Innovation, R&D and jobs will drive Maine’s future

Hannah Pingree is director of Gov. Janet Mills’ Office of Policy Innovation and the Future. She served four terms in the Maine House of Representatives, and was Speaker of the House from 2008-10. She helped spearhead legislation on energy, broadband, housing, environmental health and health care. She is also a daughter of U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine 1st District. Mainebiz caught up with her to talk about some of the issues facing Maine’s economy, including broadband, clean energy initiatives and possible growth areas. Read more

Related Posts

UNE undergraduate receives BioME grant to study rare lobster larvae

A University of New England undergraduate student has received a $5,000 grant from the Bioscience Association of Maine (BioME) to fund...

23 May 2024

New initiative unites Maine’s innovators to bolster STEM research and workforce

An $8 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a four-year initiative led by the University of Maine to bolster STEM...

15 May 2024

Jackson Lab hires its first-ever chief scientific officer

Jackson Laboratory, based in Bar Harbor, has hired Mary Dickinson, a globally recognized geneticist, developmental biologist, and bioengineer, as executive vice...

13 May 2024