Press Releases

Jul 23, 2014

Michaud Becomes Founding Member of State Medicaid Expansion Caucus

Issues: Health Care

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud is a founding member of the new State Medicaid Expansion Caucus.

Jul 23, 2014

New Proposed Rail Safety Rules Include Michaud & Pingree Provisions

The Department of Transportation announced a series of proposed rules for increased rail safety this morning, and a large number of the provisions were requested by U.S. Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree.

Jul 23, 2014

Michaud Praises Nearly $120,000 in Grants to Towns of Rangeley and Strong for Firefighting Safety Equipment

Congressman Mike Michaud announced today that the Town of Rangeley and the Strong Fire Department will receive almost $120,000 in operations and safety grants through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.

Jul 22, 2014

Michaud Statement on Appeals Courts’ Healthcare Rulings

Issues: Health Care

Two different appeals courts today issued conflicting rulings related to a provision of the Affordable Care Act which allows consumers to receive subsidies for healthcare plans purchased on exchanges established by the federal government.

Jul 18, 2014

Michaud Statement on LGBT Workplace Protections Executive Order

The White House announced this afternoon that President Obama will sign an executive order on Monday barring federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Jul 17, 2014

Michaud Urges Increased Efforts to Protect Access to Women’s Health Clinics

Issues: Health Care

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud is asking for increased enforcement of a federal law meant to ensure safe access to women’s health clinics, following a recent Supreme Court decision striking down a buffer zone in Massachusetts.

Jul 16, 2014

Michaud Announces Over $50,000 in Grants to Fort Kent and Albion Fire Departments

Today Congressman Mike Michaud announced that the Fort Kent Fire Department and the Albion Fire Department will be awarded over $50,000 in operations and safety grants through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.

Jul 15, 2014

Michaud Votes to Pass Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud voted today in favor of legislation that will temporarily fund the Highway Trust Fund, which was otherwise projected to become insolvent by the end of this month.

Jul 11, 2014

Michaud Co-Sponsors Bill to Improve Mental Health Services for Veterans

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud is co-sponsoring a comprehensive, bipartisan bill aimed at preventing veteran suicide by improving the quality, capacity, and access to mental health services within the VA.

Jul 10, 2014

Michaud and Pingree Help Restore Funding for Tidal Power in Federal Spending Bill

Issues: Energy, Environment

Congressman Michael Michaud and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree helped restore $9 million in funding for a program that has already invested over $18 million in Maine tidal projects since 2008.