U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud is pledging his full support to workers impacted by the news this afternoon that Verso Paper plans to close its Bucksport mill, impacting about 570 employees.
U.S. Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree are praising a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to Kennebec Valley Community College in Fairfield.
"Last night, I returned home to East Millinocket for the first time since the news broke earlier this week that Great Northern was filing bankruptcy. As I drove by the mill, my heart just broke. I worked at that mill for more than 29 years."