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UMaine Extension Services Noted in Report on State Contracts

An article in the Maine Sunday Telegram about how new state government policies on contracts for intellectual services such as research and training are affecting the state’s public universities noted that a $3.5 million contract for providing nutritional education to food-stamp recipients, which went to the private University of New England, resulted in the loss of more than 40 jobs, including 16 at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-3756

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