It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jean Michaud, 79, loving mother of Congressman Mike Michaud and his five siblings and grandmother to 11 grandchildren, who died peacefully from natural causes Wednesday morning at Millinocket Hospital. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Michaud family, and out of respect for their loss we ask that any calls or inquiries be directed to his office.
WASHINGTON, DC – On December 28th, Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) will expire if Congress does not renew it. According to the Maine Department of Labor, this expiration would impact between 3,600 and 4,200 of the 16,402 Maine unemployment compensation claimants. EUC provides additional federal unemployment insurance benefits to eligible individuals who have exhausted all available benefits from their state unemployment compensation programs. Nationally, 1.3 million jobless workers will have their benefits cut off on December 28th.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Mike Michaud praised Senate passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).