Maine Department of Labor Nominee Withdraws from Consideration

February 17, 2011

Augusta, Maine - Cheryl Russell has withdrawn her name from consideration for the post of Commissioner for the Maine Department of Labor. Ms. Russell notified Governor LePage this morning and he has regretfully accepted her decision.

“Cheryl Russell has informed me that she has some business matters that she must continue attending to that prevent her from serving in my cabinet. I appreciate Cheryl’s strong interest in serving the people of Maine and wish her continued success as a business leader.”

- Maine Governor Paul LePage