In accordance with a directive of the President, Governor Janet Mills has ordered that the United States and State of Maine flags be flown at half-staff statewide until sunset today in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The Governor issued the following statement:
Bangor, MAINE – Governor Janet Mills joined American icon Dolly Parton today to officially launch a Maine statewide expansion of the singer-songwriter's namesake Imagination Library book-gifting program.
Awards to three Maine organizations from the Governor’s Energy Office will help create clean energy business incubator and accelerator programs
Governor Janet Mills today announced $1.3 million in grant awards to three organizations to support the development of innovative clean energy businesses in Maine. The grants are awarded by the Governor’s Energy Office (GEO) through the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) program, an energy workforce and business development initiative of the Governor’s Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan.
Governor Janet Mills issued the following statement on the passing of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor:
Governor Janet Mills and State Treasurer Henry Beck announced today that Fitch Ratings, one of the top three credit rating agencies internationally, along with Moody's and Standard & Poor's, has revised their Rating Outlook for Maine from Stable to Positive and affirmed its AA rating on long-term IDR (Issuer Default Rating) for the bonds of the State of Maine.
$570,000 investment from the Governor’s Jobs Plan will allow Northern Penobscot Tech Region III to expand opportunities for certification in welding
Lincoln, MAINE – Governor Janet Mills joined community leaders today in Lincoln at a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of a major expansion of Northern Penobscot Tech Region III funded by a $570,000 investment from the Governor’s Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan.
Flags should be lowered beginning on Saturday, November 25
In accordance with a directive of the President, Governor Janet Mills has ordered that the United States and State of Maine flags be lowered to half-staff statewide in honor of the late former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 96. Consistent with the President’s directive, flags should be lowered this Saturday, November 25, and remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of Mrs. Carter’s interment, Wednesday, November 29.
Governor Janet Mills and Attorney General Aaron Frey issued the following joint statement today in response to a request for subpoena power by the Independent Commission to Investigate the Facts of the Tragedy in Lewiston:
Governor Janet Mills issued the following statement today on the passing of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter:
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Angus King (I-ME), Representatives Jared Golden (ME-02), Chellie Pingree (ME-01), and Governor Janet Mills sent a letter today to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) urging them to completely exclude Lobster Management Area 1 (LMA 1) from the Wind Energy Area (WEA) for potential wind power development in the Gulf of Maine. The letter was sent following last month’s release of the draft WEA which excluded much of LMA 1, but identified two Secondary Areas within LMA 1 for further input and possible inclusion in the final WEA.