News & Updates
Governor Mills Announces $6 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Program to Strengthen Sales of Maine Products Across the Country
Governor Janet Mills today announced a $6 million initiative of her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to offer Maine businesses financial and technical support to develop new market opportunities and increase sales of Maine-made products across the United States.
Governor Mills Breaks Ground on Workforce Housing Development Supported by Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan
Governor Janet Mills today joined community leaders in Madison to break ground on a new housing development supported by her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan, which is designed to expand the availability of rental homes for workers and families in central Maine and support economic growth in the region.
Mills Administration Marks Two Years of Workforce and Economic Investments by the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan
The Mills Administration today released a new report and online dashboard to mark two years of the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan, Governor Janet Mills’ plan, approved by the Legislature, to invest nearly $1 billion in American Rescue Plan funds to improve the lives of Maine people, support businesses, create good-paying jobs, and build an economy poised for prosperity.
The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) and the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) are pleased to announce an innovative collaboration aimed at enhancing their respective mental health and human services programs and removing barriers for students. This partnership represents a significant step towards addressing the growing demand for skilled professionals in these fields.
Governor Mills Announces $6.5 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Program for Electric Grid Upgrades to Support Rural Economic Development
Maine DECD, Governor’s Energy Office, and Maine Technology Institute initiative will offer grants to improve electrical grid capacity for rural businesses to expand workforce, operations, and efficiency
Governor Mills Announces $3.7 Million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Funding to Support Sea-Run Fish Restoration Projects
Governor Janet Mills announced today that her Administration has awarded $3.7 million in grant funding through her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to advance projects that will restore access to vital habitat for the state’s sea-run fish species
Second Annual ELO Conference Sparks Learning, Collaboration, and Celebration of Career Exploration Programs in Maine Schools
The Maine Department of Education (DOE) and Jobs for Maine Graduates (JMG) partnered to host the 2nd Annual ELO (Extended Learning Opportunities) conference at the University of Maine at Orono (UMaine)
Mills Administration Announces Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiative to Expand Educator Apprenticeships in Maine Schools
Federal funds through the Governor’s Jobs Plan will be made available to help Maine schools recruit, train, and retain educators through apprenticeship programs.
Maine State Library and Department of Economic and Community Development Announce $1.7M in Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grants to Support Remote Work at Local Libraries
Thirty-nine public libraries across the state have been awarded funding to be used over the next three years to establish or expand services for Maine’s remote workforce. This includes targeted resources, services, and physical space to support remote and hybrid workers, as well as business owners and entrepreneurs.
FoodTech Maine will use technology and science to improve the efficiency and sustainability of the agrifood industry in all its stages, including designing, producing, processing, packaging, distribution and waste management.
Recharge Maine Announces Planned Awards of More Than $6 Million in Bids to Further Extend Maine's Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
Recharge Maine, the State's initiative to develop a statewide network of public, high-speed EV chargers, today announced planned awards of more than $6 million in National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Program funds authorized by the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).
College and Career Success Coordinators Provide Academic and Career Supports and Help Students Transition to College
The Maine Department of Education (DOE) and the Maine Community College System announced that current and prospective community college students across the state now have access to College and Career Success Coordinators to provide them with academic and career supports and assist them with the transition to college.
20 New Paramedics to Graduate Tonight With Tuition Support from Governor’s Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan
Tuition support provided through Healthcare Training for ME, a Jobs Plan partnership to bolster Maine’s healthcare workforce
Maine DOE Awards Additional $800,000 in ‘Strengthening Maine’s Workforce’ Education and Training Grants
The Maine Department of Education (DOE) announced funding for six additional Strengthening Maine Workforce grants to develop workforce training initiatives, build employer partnerships to address workforce shortages, and expand English language acquisition services
Governor Mills Announces Nearly $1 Million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grants for Workforce Transportation Projects
Latest investments aim to develop innovative transportation solutions to connect workers to employers in southern, western, and central Maine
$29 million in forgivable business loans ranging from $10,000 – $500,000
Governor Mills Announces $24 Million Federal Award to Strengthen Early Childhood Support for Maine Families
Federal grant will strengthen community supports and educational opportunities for young children through coordinated effort led by the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet
At the direction of Governor Janet Mills, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has developed and executed a variety of programs to address the shortage of qualified health care workers in Maine
New UMaine initiative will leverage talent and innovation to help state’s startups and small businesses respond to lingering pandemic challenges
With $2.5 million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan funding, the University of Maine has expanded programming and services to help stabilize and support small businesses and startups dealing with ongoing pandemic challenges that are hindering their growth
Maine DOE is seeking a Distinguished Educator to be part of its Early Learning Team
Maine DEP's Municipal Stream Crossing Grant Program provides grants that match local funding for the upgrade of culverts at stream crossings on municipal roads
Members of the Early Learning Team will be providing an opportunity for new and expanding Pre-K programs to come together to learn about and discuss the components of high-quality programming.
Governor Mills Announces $1.6 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grants to Support Employers With Workforce Transportation Solutions
Bath Iron Works, Robbins Lumber, Gagne Foods, and Timber HP will receive funding for transportation initiatives to build and retain their workforce
Governor Mills Announces $15 Million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Grant Funding to Expand Career and Technical Education in Maine
Investment will create or expand programming to equip students with real-world skills and experiences needed to enter and succeed in the workforce
Annual Report Shows Direct Support Workforce Stabilizing as Progress Continues on Long-Term Care Initiatives
This new report shows actions taken in the face of the significant challenges posed by the pandemic as well as preliminary results
The University of Maine Foster Center for Innovation is seeking Maine students and Maine companies to participate in the 2023 Innovate for Maine Fellows internship program
Child care access and integration with early childhood education increased significantly in Maine between 2019 and 2022, according to a new analysis and report by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC).
Governor Mills Announces $5.6 Million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grants to Support Maine Entrepreneurs and Startups
Second round of Pandemic Recovery for an Innovative Maine Economy (PRIME) Fund focused on supports that help startup companies scale and grow
As part of the Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan, Governor Mills allocated $10 million of the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds appropriated for Maine for public pre-k infrastructure to increase the number of 4-year-olds enrolled in public pre-k across the state
Maine Connectivity Authority Announces $1M to help Jumpstart Connectivity in Hardest-to-Reach Communities
These projects will provide accelerated low-cost internet access to some of the least served areas of the state by trialing the deployment of various innovative wireless technologies
Governor Mills Announces $2.25 Million Investment to Strengthen Health Care Workforce in Rural Communities
Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan initiative – matched with other Federal funding – will expand training and career opportunities for doctors, nurses, social workers, and other health professionals
Governor Mills Announces $14 Million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Grants Awarded to Maine Forestry Companies
Second Round of Forestry Recovery Initiative Builds upon $6 Million Already Awarded
Maine Connectivity Authority Announces $4 Million of Awards to 26 Communities, Regional and Tribal Groups
Competitive grant awards will provide technical assistance and organizational capacity
Record Clean Energy Investments Achieved Since State’s Climate Action Plan, Maine Won’t Wait, Was Released in 2020
Strategic investments by Governor Mills will reduce unemployment taxes in 2023
The grant program supports local and regional pilot projects that connect workers to employers through ridesharing, vanpools, and other transit options
Mills Administration Announces $20 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Investment To Rebuild State Fish Hatcheries
The two hatcheries produce over 70 percent of Maines landlocked salmon and over 40 percent of the states brown trout that are stocked each year
Maine DOE Adult Education Team Awards $3.2 Million in Strengthening Maine’s Workforce Education and Training Grants
The Maine Department of Education’s Adult Education Team has funded 8 Strengthening Maine Workforce projects
Governor Mills announces $25 million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan program to offer paid work experiences to Maine students
Career Exploration program to connect 6,000 young people with paid opportunities at Maine employers to strengthen Maine’s workforce
Governor Mills Announces $5 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Program to Strengthen Maine Startup Companies
Governor Janet Mills announced the opening of a $5 million grant program through her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan today to strengthen Maine entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses
Governor Mills Announces $7 Million in Energy Relief Delivered to Thousands of Maine Small Businesses
More than 2,900 Maine small businesses to receive a one-time utility account credit funded through the Governor’s Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to offset energy costs
During Visit to Bucksport, Governor Mills Tours Seafood Businesses Benefitting from Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan
During a visit to Bucksport today, Governor Janet Mills visited two local seafood processing businesses who received grants awarded through her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to upgrade their infrastructure
Mills Administration Announces $3.5 Million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grants to Strengthen Key Employment Pipelines
Six Organizations to Receive "Industry Partnership" Awards
Finance Authority of Maine Accepting Applications October 4 Through December 3
Governor Mills Announces $5.1 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiative to Support Family Caregivers
New “Respite for ME” pilot program provides $2,000 grants to Maine people caring for a loved one with dementia or a disability
Governor Mills Announces $14 Million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Grants to Support Maine’s Forest Products Industry
Second Round of Grants Build on $6 Million Already Awarded
Governor Mills Highlights $20 Million in Health Insurance Savings for Maine Small Businesses & Employees
Governor Janet Mills today highlighted savings that Maine small businesses and their employees are receiving through her Small Business Health Insurance Premium Relief Program
Governor Mills, Efficiency Maine Announce Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiative to Cut Energy Costs in Public Buildings, Save Taxpayer Dollars
Governor Janet Mills and Efficiency Maine today announced the availability of $4 million from the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to help small communities cut energy costs in public buildings and save taxpayer dollars by improving energy efficiency
Governor Janet Mills visited Popham Beach State Park today to survey a new upgrade that improves accessibility to the beach for people with disabilities
Governor Mills Announces Nearly $20 Million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grants to Support Maine Farmers and Food Processors
The Agricultural Infrastructure Investment Program delivers vital grant funding to enhance agriculture and food processing infrastructure in Maine
Maine DEP is administering $3 million dollars from the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan for a single round of grant funding in 2022 to assist municipalities with stream crossing upgrades and replacements
DHHS Announces Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Child Care Grant Program Now Accepting Applications for Construction and Expansion of Child Care Centers
The next phase of grantmaking will expand access to child care and employment opportunities by assisting providers with brick-and-mortar costs for building and expanding child care centers
Efficiency Maine Announces Funding to Expand Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in Rural Communities
This is the first of a series of planned EV charging infrastructure incentives from Efficiency Maine using $8 million allocated by Governor Janet Mills’ Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan
Governor Janet Mills today visited Bourgeois Guitars and Quoddy in Lewiston to learn about how new economic recovery grants awarded through her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan are helping two iconic Maine businesses succeed
Mills Administration Makes Available 2nd Round of Grant Funds to Support the Expansion of Public Pre-K
Maine SAUs interested in starting or expanding public pre-k are encouraged to apply for funding through the Pre-K Expansion Request for Applications
Governor Mills Announces $23 Million in Grants from Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to Support Maine Technology Companies
The Maine Technology Institute’s “Prime” program made 174 awards to companies to aid recovery from the pandemic, invest in new products and business lines, attract new customers, and sustain long-term growth
Mills Administration Awards $22 Million from Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to 20 Wastewater Facilities to Improve Wastewater Infrastructure
New grants will support projects that protect public health, create jobs and reduce costs on taxpayers
New program administered by the Finance Authority of Maine will provide $58 million in forgivable loans to Maine small businesses
Governor Janet Mills announced today that she is providing up to $1.6 million through her Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan to expand opportunities for training health care professionals and medical providers in rural communities, further strengthening Maine’s health care workforce
Mills Administration Awards Nearly $20 Million From Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to 13 Maine Communities to Protect Infrastructure from the Effects of Climate Change
Cities and towns across Maine will use grants to improve local resilience against climate effects such as flooding, rising sea levels, and extreme storms.
Governor Mills Announces Launch of $10 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grant Program to Help Child Care Businesses Start or Expand
Awards could support more than 3,500 new child care slots, helping 2,000 parents pursue career and educational opportunities
Governor Mills Announces More Than $15 Million in Grants Through Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to Support Seafood Dealers and Processors
Grants build on cost-relief actions taken by Governor last week to help Maine’s iconic seafood industry
Governor Mills & Efficiency Maine Announce $15 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiative to Cut Energy Costs in Schools and Public Buildings
Investment from Governor’s Jobs Plan will allow more Maine schools, towns, cities, and Tribal governments to reduce energy costs and create savings for taxpayers
Plan to upgrade parks across Maine represents first meaningful investment in park infrastructure in 15 years; comes at a time of record visitation and aims to improve experience for Maine people and visitors
Governor Mills Announces $4 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiatives to Offer Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Bolster Scholarships for Health Care Careers
Programs from Finance Authority of Maine offer scholarships and student loan relief to help Maine attract and retain nurse educators and health care professionals in medicine, dentistry, and behavioral health
Governor Mills Announces $12.3 Million To More Than Double Apprenticeships for Maine People & Strengthen Maine’s Workforce
Awards to 14 Maine organizations will support the significant expansion of apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship opportunities in more than 50 new occupations
The Governor visited two of EMCC’s workforce classes – one on surgical tech and the other on commercial driving – that are supported by investments through the Governor’s Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan.
Governor Mills Celebrates Grand Opening of The Good Crust in Canaan, Promotes Maine Jobs Plan Investments to Strengthen Agricultural Businesses in Rural Maine
The Mills Administration awarded The Good Crust a nearly $7,000 grant to help the business through the pandemic.
The initiative will provide funding from the Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan for between 1 and 4 pilot projects with a total budget of up to $2M to provide accelerated low-cost internet access to the least served areas of the state.
Governor Mills Tours MaineGeneral Health’s Alzheimer’s Care Center, Promotes Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grant Program to Make Respite Care More Affordable for Caregivers Across Maine
Governor Janet Mills today toured MaineGeneral Health’s Alzheimer’s Care Center in Gardiner. The Governor applauded the Center’s extraordinary work in providing first-class care and promoted her Administration’s forthcoming grant program – Respite Care for ME – that will help caregivers afford respite care for those with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
Mills Administration Announces $3.7M Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiative to Develop Industry-Specific Approaches to Expanding Maine's Workforce
New program from the Maine Department of Labor will create industry partnerships that devise workforce development strategies for employers to attract and retain talented workers.
Mills Administration Announces $5-million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan To Connect Workers and Employers Through Shared Transportation
The Maine Department of Transportation today announced the launch of a Workforce Transportation Pilot program, an initiative of Governor Janet Mills' Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan, to pursue and develop transportation solutions that connect workers with employers across Maine.
Governor Mills Promotes Importance of Expanding Child Care During Visit to Child Care Center in Windham
Governor Janet Mills today underscored the importance of expanding child care in Maine during a visit to Creative Explorations Child Development Center in Windham.
Governor Mills Highlights Responsible Aquaculture as Opportunity to Create Jobs, Strengthen Economy, and Promote Maine Seafood
During a roundtable with sea farmers from the New Meadows River Shellfish Co-op today, Governor Janet Mills highlighted her Administration’s commitment to responsible aquaculture as an opportunity to strengthen and diversify Maine’s economy, generate good jobs, and provide Maine people with sustainable, locally-farmed seafood.
Mills Administration Launches $1.5 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiative to Promote Health Care Careers
Upcoming marketing campaigns from Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Labor will focus on attracting and retaining health care workers.
Governor Mills & MaineHousing Announce $20 Million to Expand Affordable Rental Housing in Rural Maine
Funds from the Governor’s Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan and MaineHousing will support the construction of rental housing in rural areas to address Maine’s housing shortage
Governor Janet Mills announced today that the ConnectMaine Board of Directors has voted to approve the second round of broadband infrastructure projects funded by the High Speed Internet Infrastructure Bond and the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan.
Governor Mills & Efficiency Maine Announce $4 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Program to Reduce Energy Costs for Hospitality Businesses
Governor Janet Mills and Efficiency Maine announced today the launch of a $4 million program from the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to help Maine hospitality businesses make energy-efficiency improvements and reduce their energy costs.
Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan: Opportunities for School Districts, CTEs, and Adult Education – Webinar on May 3, 2022
Join the Maine Department of Education and the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan team on Tuesday, May 3 at 9:00 AM for a webinar discussing the Jobs Plan's grant opportunities for school districts, career and technical education (CTE) centers, and adult education programs.
Join the state's Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan team on Thursday, May 5 at 12:00 PM for a webinar discussing the Jobs Plan's grant and program opportunities for municipalities and local communities. This session will be of particular relevance to officials from municipal, county, and tribal governments, as well as staff from regional planning organizations and other local technical assistance groups. The webinar will be cohosted with the Maine Municipal Association.
On Earth Day, Governor Mills Announces $2.5 Million for 75 Maine Communities to Fight Climate Change
Grants from Community Resilience Partnership will support local climate action, clean energy and energy efficiency projects, and strengthen regional cooperation in support of the State’s climate action plan, Maine Won’t Wait.
Governor Mills Announces $39.6 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Program to Invest in Maine Technology Companies
The Pandemic Recovery for an Innovative Maine Economy (PRIME) Fund, open now through May 19, helps Maine technology companies with investment to recover from pandemic, develop new products, attract new customers, and sustain growth.
Maine Department of Education Seeking Proposals for Statewide Expansion of Extended Learning Opportunity (ELO) Programming
The State of Maine's Department of Education is seeking proposals from public education institutions and community-based organizations to adopt and/or expand Extended Learning Opportunities programs for youth ages 16-21 in Maine.
Governor Mills Announces New Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiative to Strengthen Maine’s Healthcare Workforce
A new $21 million program, Healthcare Training for ME, expands availability of free and low-cost career training for health care workers and employers.
The Maine Jobs & Recovery Team is hosting an informational webinar on April 12, 2022 at 9:00 to 10:00 AM that will highlight progress since the Jobs Plan went into effect in October 2021. The webinar will provide an overview of the many programs in the Jobs Plan, preview upcoming program opportunities, offer tips on how to stay informed about Jobs Plan news, and discuss some basic steps involved in doing business with the State.
Governor Mills Announces Opening of $16 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grant Program to Support Seafood Dealers and Processors
Governor Janet Mills announced today the opening of a nearly $16 million grant program through her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to help Maine’s wholesale seafood dealers and processors recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and invest in infrastructure improvements that will make their businesses more resilient to potential future market disruptions.
Maine Department of Labor Launches Peer Workforce Program to Connect Maine People to Jobs and Training
The two-year, $1 million, pilot program, an initiative of Governor Mills' Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan, will work with a coalition of statewide organizations to connect more than 3,000 jobseekers to employment, training & other resources to bring them into the workforce.
Governor visits two Maine businesses to hear how economic recovery grants are helping them recover from the pandemic and support their operations and employees.
Governor Mills Announces $6 Million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Grants to Support Maine’s Forest Industry
More than 80 percent of awards from Maine Technology Institute will support the economic recovery of small, rural forestry companies.
During Visit to Aroostook County, Governor Mills Presents Fort Kent Business with Maine Jobs & Recovery Grant Award; Tours Presque Isle Business
After joining Maine people in watching the Can-Am International Sled Dog Race, Governor Janet Mills personally presented a Fort Kent business owner with a Maine Jobs and Recovery Grant Award today and visited a Presque Isle business that also received an economic recovery grant from her Administration to support their redevelopment efforts.
Governor Mills and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Announce $375,000 Grants Through Working Communities Challenge to Strengthen Rural Maine
Governor Janet Mills and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston announced today that six Maine Working Communities Challenge teams have been selected to receive three-year, $375,000 grants to begin implementing proposals that address local economic problems, including poverty and lack of work opportunity.
Grants of up to $50,000 awarded by Maine Department of Economic and Community development will help small businesses with pandemic-related expenses.
At University of Maine Farmington, Governor Mills Highlights Investments to Expand Child Care in Maine, Increase Pay for Child Care Workers
UMF to utilize $1 million through Governor’s Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to expand child care.
Governor Mills Announces $50 Million from Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to Expand Housing Opportunities for Maine People
Governor Janet Mills today announced a $50 million investment from her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to build more housing and help more Maine people families find a safe, affordable place to call home.
Funding from the Governor’s Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan is available to help businesses expand apprenticeship programs, train workers, and strengthen Maine’s economy.
Governor Mills Announces Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grants to 14 School Administrative Units to Expand Access to Pre-K Programs
Governor Janet Mills announced today that 14 school administrative units will receive a total of $2.7 million in grant funding from the Maine Department of Education to create or expand Pre-K programs this year.
Mills Administration Launches New Workforce Development Pilot Program to Connect Maine People to Jobs
The two-year "peer workforce navigator" pilot program utilizes $1 million through the Governor's Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to connect jobseekers to training & other resources to bring them into the workforce.
Governor Mills Announces $3.5 Million in Lifeline Loans to Cover the Property Tax Bills of Older or Disabled Maine People
As increasing home values burden Maine people on fixed incomes, an initiative of the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan will help pay property tax bills for Maine seniors and those who are permanently disabled.
Maine Connectivity Authority Grants Support Expansion of Reliable, High-Speed Internet in 31 Communities
The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs and FocusMaine have launched FoodTech Maine, a business accelerator that's aiming to advance innovation and growth in Maine's food, agriculture and aquaculture industries.
To Mark One Year of Progress in Maine’s Climate Plan, Governor Mills Unveils New Initiatives to Empower Communities in the Fight Against Climate Change
Registrations of electric vehicles, availability of public EV chargers, and installations of high-efficiency heat pumps all hit record levels in Maine in 2021
Governor Mills Launches $20 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiative to Support Maine’s Forest Economy and Rural Communities
Milford, MAINE – Governor Janet Mills announced today that her Administration is launching the Forestry Recovery Initiative to support Maine’s forest products industry and the people it employs, create and sustain jobs in rural Maine, and strengthen the state’s economy.
Governor Mills Announces $10 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Initiative to Support and Strengthen Maine’s Seafood Industry
Governor Janet Mills today announced that her Administration is investing $10 million in federal funds through her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to allow Maine seafood dealers and processors to upgrade their infrastructure.
Governor Mills Launches $20 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grant Program to Help Maine Farmers and Food Processors Grow & Sell Healthy, Local Foods
Governor Janet Mills announced today that her Administration is investing $20 million in federal funds through her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to help Maine farmers and food processers upgrade aging infrastructure.
Governor Mills Announces Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiatives to Cut Energy Costs for Maine Families, Reduce Carbon Emissions, and Strengthen Clean Energy Workforce
Governor Janet Mills today unveiled a slate of initiatives from her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to help Maine people weatherize their homes, reduce their reliance on harmful fossil fuels, and cut their energy costs.
Governor Janet Mills announced today that the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development is now accepting applications for the Maine Jobs and Recovery Small Business Grant Program.
Governor Mills Announces New Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Initiatives to Strengthen Maine’s Health Care Workforce In Face of COVID-19 Pandemic
Governor Janet Mills today unveiled a slate of initiatives from her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to encourage people to pursue health care jobs in Maine and strengthen the state’s health care workforce, including new programs that make it more affordable to become a health care professional and make it easier to advance in their careers once they do.
Governor Mills Announces $139 Million in Investments to Support Small Businesses & Workers Through the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan
Governor Janet Mills today announced the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan’s first investments in Maine people, small businesses, and workforce, including $20 million for a new small business grant program, $39 million to help lower monthly health insurance premiums, and $80 million to replenish the Maine Unemployment Trust fund and mitigate tax hikes for small businesses.
Governor Mills signs legislation to implement Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan, a transformational spending bill funded by the American Rescue Plan Act.
Governor Mills Unveils Transformative Plan to Spur Economic Recovery & Achieve Long-Term Economic Growth
Governor Janet Mills today unveiled the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan, her Administration’s proposal to invest more than $1 billion in discretionary Federal relief funds allocated to Maine under the American Rescue Plan Act.