More on Working for Maine Seniors
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).
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Mike Michaud is supporting a bill that would make filing taxes easier for seniors by providing them a basic, easy to read form. He recently added his name to the Seniors Tax Simplification Act (H.R. 1058)...