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Nov 11, 2014 | Portland Press Herald

Op-Ed: Veterans Day a time to recommit to supporting those who served, Mike Michaud says

The Maine Democratic representative cites VA reform and boosting employment opportunities as two key steps.

Oct 16, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

Company debuts new aircraft painting facility in Bangor, looks to hire 20 more employees

Three years ago, the CEO of a small aircraft maintenance company moved his family and headquarters from Brisbane, Australia, to Bangor.

Sep 21, 2014 | Portland Press Herald

Vietnam veterans thanked at 50th anniversary commemoration

Veterans and their families, politicians and others gathered under gray skies Sunday afternoon in Capitol Park for one of the 50th anniversary commemorations of the Vietnam War.

Sep 17, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

Despite misgivings, US House vote to arm Syrian rebels achieves bi-partisan support

The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama’s plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain over whether it will give them the advanced weapons they say they need to defeat Islamic State militants.

Sep 17, 2014 | Associated Press

Pingree, Michaud reject arms for Syrian rebels

U.S. Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree have voted against a proposal to give President Barack Obama the authority for the U.S. military to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels.

Sep 15, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

Presque Isle airport receives $2.9 million for infrastructure improvements

Officials at the Northern Maine Regional Airport say nearly $3 million in federal grant money will go toward badly needed ramp and hangar improvements at the central Aroostook County facility.

Sep 11, 2014 | St. John Valley Times

Michaud announces nearly $3 million for Northern Maine Regional Airport

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, announced this morning, Sept. 11, that the Federal Aviation Administration will be investing nearly $3 million in the Northern Maine Regional Airport.

Sep 11, 2014 | Lewiston-Auburn Sun Journal

Maine delegation wants more information, debate on ISIS action

After President Barack Obama made his case to the American people that the United States needs to take strong military actions against the Islamic State, he faced a divided Congress.

Sep 10, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

Obama: US to lead ‘broad coalition’ against Islamic State

President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the Islamic State militant group.

Sep 10, 2014 | MPBN

Maine Delegation: Obama Should Seek Congress' Approval for Action Against ISIS

As President Obama prepares to address the nation on U.S. policy in response to the risks imposed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, members of Maine’s congressional delegation are expressing concerns about his assertion that he can act without congressional approval.