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June 5, 2020

Governor Janet Mills issued the following statement in response to the President’s visit to Maine:

June 4, 2020

Governor Janet Mills issued the following statement today ahead of the President’s scheduled visit tomorrow:

“I am proud of the extraordinary Maine companies, like Puritan Medical Products, who have adapted to meet the unprecedented challenges of this pandemic and whose work is saving lives. They are worthy of our praise and to them I am grateful.

June 4, 2020

Department of Economic and Community Development posts additional COVID-19 Prevention Checklists and continues its work on a proposed plan for the tourism season

June 4, 2020

Governor Janet Mills and MaineHousing announced today an extension of the COVID-19 Rent Relief Program. The rental assistance program, established in April, allows households that meet certain income and ability to pay requirements to receive a one-time, up to $500 payment in rental assistance to be paid directly to their landlord. With the extension, the program now covers rent for the months of April, May or June. 

June 2, 2020

Governor Janet Mills today mourned the loss of Alain Nahimana, the founder and Executive Director of the Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center:

June 2, 2020

Infrastructure grants will bring universal service to the towns of Argyle, Bremen and Hudson. Planning grants awarded to Litchfield, East Grand Lake Region, Swans Island, and Sanford

May 30, 2020

Governor Janet Mills has directed the Maine Department of Corrections (MDOC) to offer to purchase perishable and non-perishable food from restaurants in York, Cumberland and Androscoggin counties that are unable to open to indoor dining as a result of measures to protect public health and mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

May 29, 2020

Governor Janet Mills and Attorney General Aaron Frey issued the following statements today in response to the U.S. Department of Justice seeking to undermine the health and safety of Maine people:

May 29, 2020

Governor Janet Mills today released a letter she sent last Friday to the Legislature’s Presiding Officers in response to their request for a “Re-Opening Task Force”. The complete text of the letter is below.

May 29, 2020

Governor Janet Mills today signed an Executive Order that allows for the gradual easing of restrictions implemented under previous Executive Orders as the state continues to reopen under the Restarting Maine’s Economy plan. As of today, Maine has reopened its economy on par with or to a greater extent than most other New England states.