Consistent with a directive (PDF) of the President, Governor Janet Mills ordered the United States and the State of Maine flags be lowered immediately statewide through the day of internment of former Vice President Walter Mondale who passed away yesterday. The President’s proclamation is as follows:
DEATH OF WALTER MONDALE
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Governor Janet Mills issued the following statement regarding the Derek Chauvin verdict:
“The jurors did their job. My heart goes out to the family of George Floyd, and I hope this verdict brings them a measure of justice and comfort and allows us to heal and to become a more compassionate nation, with respect and dignity for all people.”
Governor Janet Mills announced that she is seeking applications for Maine’s Aides-de-camp positions, an advisory council of military veterans who advise the governor on policies impacting Maine veterans.
Milestone includes more than 1 in 3 eligible residents who have received final doses
Governor Janet Mills today extended the State of Civil Emergency (PDF) through May 13, 2021. The Governor’s decision to extend the emergency is in line with nearly every other state in the nation which have ongoing emergency declarations, according to the National Governors Association.
Governor Janet Mills issued the following statement on the passing of Thomas Delahanty II, former U.S. Attorney for Maine:
Governor Janet Mills, Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew and Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Nirav D. Shah issued the following statement today:
Governor Janet Mills has signed the following into law:
In accordance with a directive of the President, Governor Janet Mills extended the lowering of the United States and State of Maine flags statewide to half-staff by one more day through April 7, 2021 in honor of Congressman Alcee Hastings of Florida who passed away today.
Maine to host New England's second mobile vaccination unit capable of delivering at least 250 shots per day
The Mills Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today a partnership to launch a groundbreaking mobile vaccination unit that will provide COVID-19 vaccinations to people in rural and under-served communities across Maine.