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Apr 14, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

Federal funding for Maine cold case squad could come from new Justice Department grants

Attorney General Janet Mills is working with Rep. Mike Michaud to find federal funding for the creation of a cold case squad in Maine aimed at solving more than 100 open homicide cases.

Apr 14, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

Michaud pays female staffers more: Debunking right-wing think tank’s claims on equal pay

There is not much I enjoy more than catching right-wing think tanks with their pants down.

Apr 14, 2014 | Portland Press Herald

Bowdoin College president says he’ll leave in 2015

Bowdoin College President Barry Mills announced Monday that he will step down in June 2015, at the end of his 14th academic year as head of Maine’s oldest college.

Apr 14, 2014 | Government Executive

Lawmaker Looks to Reform Agencies Without Hurting Their Employees

A Democratic lawmaker is pushing two pieces of legislation designed to improve agency management without hurting federal employees along the way – or at least not to the extent of alternative bills.

Apr 12, 2014 | St. John Valley Times

Michaud calls for action to stabilize postal service

United States Congressman Mike Michaud, D-Maine, is calling on House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to prioritize legislation that would promote the stability and sustainability of the U.S. Postal Service.

Apr 12, 2014 | Maine Sun Journal

Maine's delegation spans the globe for official business

Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King took a selfie at the Arctic Circle last month while up there watching the U.S. Navy put a new nuclear-powered submarine through its paces.

Apr 11, 2014 | WABI-TV

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 | Maine Insights

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.

Apr 11, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

Obama appoints Maine DMR chief to be commissioner of salmon conservation organization

President Barack Obama has appointed Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher to serve as commissioner of the Council of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization.

May 26, 2013 | Bangor Daily News

How the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs can address its claims backlog

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs claims backlog has been an issue that has risen to national attention and prompted much outrage. And for good reason — the number of veterans’ claims currently pending approval by the VA totals almost 880,000. Claims pending more than 125 days, which are considered “in the backlog,” total nearly 600,000.