The Economy and beating Romney are the most important election issues for Maine's Small Businesses
Maine small businesses overwhelmingly rank the economy and jobs as the most important factor in choosing a president. Surprisingly, however, ethics, honesty and corruption in government rated as the second-most important issue for small businesses in Maine.
Oct 9, 2012 - 10:15:11 PM
"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
Photo of the Week: Photo Release: Michaud's DC Summer Interns
Jul 29, 2012 - 12:02:19 AM
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
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
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
Michaud Votes for Bipartisan Debt Reduction Bill
"While this bill isn't perfect, it's a bipartisan compromise that will avoid default, which would have severely impacted the lives of every American.
Aug 3, 2011 - 12:17:02 AM
Michaud Appeals to Obama on High Energy Prices
It's not just individuals and families that are affected, it's businesses too. Even a modest increase in the price of oil can have a damaging ripple effect on the economy as a whole.
Feb 27, 2011 - 9:06:00 AM
Results Watching Party for 'Levesque for Congress'
You and yours are invited by Jason Levesque to Celebrate victory with him on election night!
Nov 2, 2010 - 12:30:03 AM
What Jason Levesque Said in Bangor
In his opening remarks in the recent debate in Bangor, Jason Levesque told members of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce that they need to fire Michaud.
Oct 23, 2010 - 12:20:49 AM
Levesque Plan for Economic Growth
"You don't need 2400 pages of bureaucracy to call it a policy." -- Jason Levesque
Oct 22, 2010 - 12:10:06 AM
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
Levesque Campaign Prepares for Weekend Info Blitz
Volunteers and Staff Geared Up to Door Knock and Provide Literature to 25 Thousand Homes!
Oct 1, 2010 - 7:41:51 PM
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
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
Official Appearances Mike Michaud Thurs 9 - Sun 12 Sept.
Those visits on the tour listed below are identified with "[SB TOUR]" after each event. All other events are unrelated to the small business tour.
Sep 8, 2010 - 6:41:19 PM
Michaud to Kick Off Tour of Small Businesses
Wednesday, September 8th, Congressman Mike Michaud will kick off a tour of small businesses in order to hear directly from them about their successes and challenges.
Sep 8, 2010 - 12:17:50 AM
Jason Levesque Comments on Unemployment Situation
Yet another round of unemployment statistics and another round of disappointment for families in Maine and across the country.
Aug 22, 2010 - 12:28:18 AM
Building up momentum on the campaign trail
Did you know that, unless this Congress takes action, Maine's Second Congressional District is just months away from seeing its families hammered with an average tax hike of nearly $1,300?!
Aug 22, 2010 - 12:15:59 AM
Hello from the campaign trail!
Yesterday I had the opportunity to share my views on the proposed mosque near Ground Zero on WGAN's Ken and Mike Show.
Aug 21, 2010 - 12:10:14 AM
Official Appearance Schedule of Congressman Michaud
Friday 20th thru Monday 23rd August.
Aug 20, 2010 - 12:25:13 AM
Michaud Meets with U.S. Trade Rep. Kirk; Highlights the Need for Trade Reform
Michaud Meets with U.S. Trade Rep. Kirk; Highlights the Need for Trade Reform, Visits Verso Paper's Bucksport mill and participates in discussion on trade in Bangor. Statement on Thomas Delahanty's Swearing In as U.S. Attorney for Maine
Aug 10, 2010 - 12:03:40 AM
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
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
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
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
Jason Levesque Calls on Nancy Pelosi to 'Drain the Swamp'
Jason Levesque Calls on Nancy Pelosi to 'Drain the Swamp' And For Mike Michaud to finally return the $12,000 in Rangel contributions.
Jul 28, 2010 - 12:21:56 AM
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
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
Jason Levesque Hits the Air Waves!
Jason Levesque Hits the Air Waves! Launches Radio Ads Throughout the 2nd Congressional District
Jul 21, 2010 - 12:23:31 AM
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
Jason Levesque Opens Bangor Office
The public and press are invited to join Jason and his team, tomorrow, July 7, for a grand opening celebration.
Jul 6, 2010 - 9:20:17 PM
Jason Levesque on the Road with 'Bertha'.
Jason Levesque Honors Independence Day with Parades, Tours and the Maiden Voyage of ....Bertha, The Levesque Mobile.
Jul 3, 2010 - 6:01:35 PM
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
Jason Levesque Fundraiser in Millinocket
Republican nominee for Congress Jason Levesque will be in Millinocket to
meet and dine with supporters and those who are curious about his positions at the
Hillcrest Golf Club on June 23.
Jun 13, 2010 - 6:49:43 PM
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
Jason Levesque's Primary Day Schedule
2nd Congressional District Candidate Jason Levesque released the following schedule for public appearances on Primary Day
Jun 9, 2010 - 12:25:20 AM
Personal Message from Jason Levesque
What an amazing weekend full of energy and excitement we experienced at the Republican Convention in Portland, Maine. Approximately 2000 people showed up
May 15, 2010 - 11:10:53 PM
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
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