Sanford, ME – Today, Governor Janet Mills, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, and U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree, announced the Maine Defense Industry Alliance (MDIA), a newly established non-profit coalition of Maine defense companies, state agencies, community colleges and universities, and other vocational training organizations. Based at the York County Community College (YCCC) Instructional Site in Sanford, this partnership was created to attract and train thousands of new employees to perform critical jobs in Maine’s defense industrial base.
Governor has proposed adding $50 million to the Maine Infrastructure Adaptation Fund to support rebuilding and resiliency projects after devastating winter storms
Governor Janet Mills today announced $5.4 million in grant awards to 37 communities through the Maine Infrastructure Adaptation Fund to support projects that protect vulnerable infrastructure and improve resiliency to the effects of climate change, such as intense storms, inland and coastal flooding, and rising sea levels.
Deadline for eligible counties – now including Kennebec – to apply for Public Assistance has been extended to March 28, 2024
Governor Janet Mills announced today that Kennebec County has been approved for Public Assistance under President Biden’s Major Disaster Declaration for the December storm that caused significant flooding, prolonged power outages, and extensive property damage across central and western Maine.
Flags are flying at full staff today
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