Maine Politics "Obama's Failing Agenda" Tour Comes to Maine
Americans for Prosperity Bus Tour Gives Voice to Conservative Grassroots. Monday, September 17, the "Obama's Failing Agenda" bus tour, a nationwide project of Americans for Prosperity, will host rallies in Augusta, Freedom, and Portland.
Sep 14, 2012 - 11:18:31 AM
Maine Politics Rep Michaud Public Appearances 19th May - 21st May
Mr. Gordet will receive the following medals: World War II Victory; American Campaign Medal; Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with 2 Silver Stars and 1 Bronze Star; Navy Occupation Service Medal with Asia Clasp; Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon; Combat Action Ribbon; Philippine Liberations Medal with 2 bronze stars; and Philippine Presidential Unit Citation (Navy).
May 19, 2012 - 8:52:30 AM
Maine Politics Mike Michaud in 'Opposition Mode'
Congressman Mike Michaud this week supported an extension of the payroll tax cut, but opposed a House bill harmful to Maine and opposed the passage of H.R. 1540, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.
Dec 16, 2011 - 3:10:48 AM
Maine Politics Michaud Seeks Administrative Fix for Biomass Regulation
Specifically, I urge the EPA to address the Boiler MACT rule's impractical emission standards and to reassess the emissions data that are based on a very narrow subset of the best performing existing emissions sources. The EPA should not set a "one size fits all" emissions standard, but rather it should establish emissions standards that distinguish between the large diversity in boiler configurations and fuel types in the industrial, commercial, and institutional sectors.
Oct 7, 2011 - 12:05:30 AM
Maine Politics A Veterans Coalition Supports Levesque
63 Mainers Who Served Their Nation Say Levesque for Congress. Jason Levesque is a veteran of the United States Army. Upon discharge, he served six years in the U.S. Army Reserves. He grew up in Poland Spring, Maine and comes from a family with five generations of Maine roots.
Oct 20, 2010 - 12:25:00 AM
Maine Politics Michaud Reacts to President's Economic Speech "Passing this bill would provide a meaningful boost to the economy, a good return on taxpayer investment and the benefit of improved infrastructure, which promotes sustainable economic growth for the long term," said Michaud.
Sep 11, 2010 - 12:10:18 AM
Maine Politics Being There
Congress.org compiles an annual "Power Ranking" which calculates how
much influence each of the 435 Representatives has in making laws and
bringing the bacon home to their districts. In the last Congress Mike
Michaud ranked above five freshman Democrats, and one veteran incumbent
now taking a sabbatical in federal prison. He ranked below the other 229
Democrats who made up the majority.
Sep 9, 2010 - 4:49:12 PM
Maine Politics Michaud Campaign attacks Levesque's integrity with misleading spin
"When you start to try spin yourself out of your own votes, you know you are in trouble. Mike Michaud ignored the will of the public when he voted for the auto industry bailout. Now, he has again betrayed the public's trust and interest by misleading voters about his own record with Greg Olson's emails," said Alicia Preston, spokesman for Levesque for Congress
Aug 7, 2010 - 12:20:07 AM
Maine Politics The Campaign Continues
Another week on the campaign trail another fantastic experience! I continued my 'Maine' Streets for America tour this week, listening to the concerns and frustrations Mainers have with out of control spending by Congress and the feeling they are not being listened to in Washington, D.C
Aug 6, 2010 - 7:35:04 PM
Maine Politics Jason Levesque: Congressman Michaud, Return the Rangel Money
Auburn, Me - Maine's 2nd District Congressman Mike Michaud has received $12,000 from embattled New York Congressman Charlie Rangel and unlike his colleagues across the country who have returned or donated nearly 600K that they received from Rangel, Congressman Michaud has to date refused to do so.
Aug 3, 2010 - 12:18:38 AM
Maine Politics Jason Levesque's 'Maine' Street Tour
I kicked off my 'Maine' Streets of America Tour this last Wednesday, in my hometown, where I walked the streets of Auburn, knocking on dozens of doors. I will continue the tour this week by visiting business districts. The tour will continue throughout the summer, with new stops being announced each week.
Jul 31, 2010 - 12:20:37 AM
Maine Politics Michaud Provides Update on STB's Rail Abandonment Process
Congressman Mike Michaud, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, provided an update on the Surface Transportation Board's (STB) consideration of an application filed by the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd.(MM&A) to discontinue rail service and abandon lines in Penobscot and Aroostook counties.
Jul 28, 2010 - 12:17:47 AM
Maine Politics Campaign Update.
This [Levesque] campaign is about listening to the people, getting to know what the issues are and talking about the best ways to move Maine forward.
Jul 22, 2010 - 1:55:14 AM
Maine Politics Cyber Task Force Completes Threat Assessment
Last December the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence established a Cyber Task Force to evaluate cyber threats to the United States. The task force completed its work on schedule and delivered a classified Final Report to the Intelligence Committee.
Jul 7, 2010 - 12:31:02 PM
Maine Politics An Electoral Mystery
All of Maine's journalists, commentators and political professionals were astonished at the outcome of this year's Republican primaries. It's not just that Paul LePage won, it was become he won with nearly 38% of the vote in a field of seven. It's not just that he sprung so suddenly way to the head of the line, despite the polls; it was because the won after spending just $190,149 against a $4,253,000 cash avalanche spent by his rivals. He gathered 48,370 votes at a cost of $3.95 per head, while his general election opponent, Sen. Mitchell got herself 41,714 votes at $16.66 per head in a field of four.
Jun 27, 2010 - 6:29:43 PM
Maine Politics Who Is Paul LePage?
Some time around late 2008 I made up my mind that Paul LePage would make
a first-class governor. It took him about a year to catch up with me
on that, and last week a large number of Republicans came to the same
Jun 13, 2010 - 6:29:03 AM
Maine Politics Can Money Buy Love?
If you are an admired sports star with a Congressional Medal of Honor and married a world-famous movie star, you already have the “name recognition” which is at the core of most electoral victories. You may not win with that alone, but you can’t win without it.
May 2, 2010 - 9:05:53 AM
Maine Politics More Maine Seniors to Get Help Dealing with Chronic Illness
The workshop offers tools to help seniors maintain or improve their health. It covers techniques for dealing with problems such as fatigue and pain; exercises for improving strength and endurance; information on medications and nutrition; communicating with friends, family, and health professionals; and evaluating new treatments.
Mar 31, 2010 - 12:20:53 AM