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October 27th, 2005

$20M Question 4 aims to boost jobs

Abstract:
Twenty million dollars is a significant amount of money, but there are other figures voters should consider when they determine whether Question 4 should be approved in the Nov. 8 statewide elections, according to supporters of the referendum question.

The UM laboratory, also known as LASST, was founded in 1980 to further research in the broad area of surfaces and interfaces, thin films, microelectronic devices and sensor technology, according to a statement on the University of Maine Web site. The $2 million the lab would receive would be invested in "state-of-the-art microfabrication and nanotechnology equipment" for research and development activities, the statement indicated.

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