More on Working for Maine Seniors

Jul 29, 2014

Mainers on Medicare Have Saved Nearly $35 Million in Prescription Drug Costs since Healthcare Reform

Congressman Mike Michaud today praised data released by the Department of Health and Human Services showing that Maine seniors have saved more than $34 million in prescription drug costs since passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010.

Jun 5, 2014

Michaud Calls on Social Security Administration to Maintain In-Person Services

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud is calling on the Social Security Administration to maintain in-person services that provide Mainers with important documents like income verification statements and Social Security Numbers.

May 14, 2014

Michaud Honors Maine World War II Vets at Machias Veterans’ Home

Congressman Mike Michaud honored the service of a number of World War II vets at Machias Veterans’ Home this afternoon.

Apr 11, 2014

Michaud & Top Republican On Veterans Committee Tour Togus

The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and the ranking member of that panel were in Augusta today.

Apr 11, 2014

Mike Michaud tours Togus, VA Hospital to help veterans needs progress

Congressman Mike Michaud met with veterans today at Togus VA Medical Center in Augusta.

Mar 27, 2014

Michaud Helps to Honor Meals on Wheels Program

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Mike Michaud joined with several of his House colleagues to introduce a resolution recognizing the importance of the Meals on Wheels Program.

Feb 20, 2014

Michaud Praises Reports that President will Drop Chained CPI

Today, Congressman Mike Michaud praised reports that President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget will not propose to calculate cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for federal programs through use of the chained Consumer Price Index (CPI).

Nov 29, 2012

Jamaican Lottery Scam Impacting Maine Seniors

Michaud secures commitment from FTC to hold Maine forum on fraud and strategies to prevent it -- WASHINGTON, DC -- Today in his Washington office, Congressman Mike Michaud met with Mainers concerned about the ongoing Jamaican lottery scam that is victimizing Maine seniors and others throughout New England. Michaud met with representatives of FairPoint, Major Bill King of the York County Sheriff’s Department, and a victim’s representative. They discussed the need to raise awareness of the issue and what actions the federal government could take against the fraud.

Aug 14, 2012

Michaud Praises $200,000 USDA Senior Housing Investment

BANGOR, ME – Today, Congressman Mike Michaud praised the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announcement that Western Maine Community Action (WMCA) in East Wilton has been awarded a $200,000 Rural Community Development Initiative grant for its Maine Keeping Seniors Home program, which assists elderly, low-income homeowners in making vital repairs and efficiency upgrades.

Jul 21, 2011

Michaud Offers Amendment to Protect Seniors from Fraud

WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, Congressman Mike Michaud spoke on the House floor on an amendment he offered to H.R. 1315, a bill that would weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which was created to stop unfair, deceptive and abusive practices and ensure credit card, mortgage, student loan, and other financial transactions are more clear, transparent, and fair to all Americans.