WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, the House of Representatives passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization bill sponsored by Rep. Mike Michaud that would require any footwear provided to members of the Armed Forces upon initial entry be made in America. New Balance, which can make footwear to comply with federal procurement rules (photo attached), employs hundreds of Mainers in Norway, Norridgewock and Skowhegan.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, 230 House lawmakers sent a bipartisan letter to President Obama urging him to address currency manipulation as negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continue. The letter was led by Representatives Mike Michaud (D-Maine), John D. Dingell (D-Michigan), Sam Graves (R-Missouri), and Rick Crawford (R-Arkansas).
Maine Congressional Delegation Part of Bipartisan, Bicameral Coalition Urging FDA to Hold Public Hearings on Upcoming Rule Changes
WASHINGTON, DC – The Maine Congressional delegation this week joined a bipartisan, bicameral group of New England lawmakers in calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to hold a public hearing in New England so that farmers can express concerns on proposed Food Safety Modernization Act rules.