Press Releases

Apr 18, 2014

2014 Congressional Art Competition Winner Announced

Congressman Mike Michaud announced today that Jessica Chen, a senior at Bangor High School, was selected as the winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition for Maine’s Second District.

Apr 17, 2014

New Round of Grants Available from Northern Border Regional Commission

The Northern Border Regional Commission has announced that it will begin accepting applications for a new round of grant funds ultimately expected to total approximately $4.5 million.

Apr 17, 2014

Michaud Calls on President Obama to Address Currency Manipulation with Japanese Prime Minister

Congressman Mike Michaud (D-ME), Chairman of the House Trade Working Group, sent a letter to President Obama urging the president to directly address currency manipulation of the yen with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his upcoming trip to Asia.

Apr 16, 2014

Sens. Collins & King, Reps. Michaud & Pingree Praise New Funding Award for Southern Maine Planning & Development Commission

The Southern Maine Planning & Development Commission (SMPDC) today received a $500,000 award that will go toward the creation of a revolving loan fund to support startup and expanding businesses in SMPDC communities.

Apr 15, 2014

Michaud Honors Lamey-Wellehan Shoes on 100 Years of Business

Congressman Mike Michaud was in Auburn this morning to congratulate the owner of Lamey-Wellehan Shoes, Jim Wellehan, on the company’s 100th anniversary.

Apr 15, 2014

Michaud Statement on Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary

Congressman Mike Michaud issued the following statement today to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Apr 14, 2014

Michaud Working with Attorney General Janet Mills to Secure Funding for Cold Case Homicide Unit

Congressman Mike Michaud is working with Attorney General Janet Mills to help secure federal funding for efforts to launch a homicide squad dedicating to investigating and solving the more than 100 cold cases in Maine.

Apr 14, 2014

Michaud Statement on Bowdoin College President Barry Mills’ Departure

Bowdoin College President Barry Mills announced today that he intends to step down as president in June 2015, at the end of his 14th year of service.

Apr 11, 2014

Sens. King, Collins & Reps. Michaud, Pingree Fight USDA Plan to End Valuable Resource for Maine Farmers

U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins and Representatives Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree, along with a bipartisan group of their Senate and House Colleagues, are urging the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to reverse its proposal to close or consolidate 250 Farm Service Agency offices.

Apr 11, 2014

Michaud Calls on Speaker Boehner to Bring Postal Reform Legislation to the Floor after Recess

Congressman Mike Michaud is calling on Speaker John Boehner to prioritize legislation that would promote the stability and sustainability of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).