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Maine to Get Almost $34 Million in Heating Assistance

| November 4, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine is getting nearly $34 million in federal heating assistance funds. U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud’s office says the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making available $2.9 billion nationwide from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program, or LIHEAP, of which Maine’s share is $33.8 million. DHHS says it […]

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Problems at Psych Hospital May Soon Be Solved

| October 29, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Governor Paul LePage’s top health official says the funding problems at a state-run psychiatric hospital still haven’t been solved, but could be soon. Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew told lawmakers on Tuesday she is optimistic that federal regulators will return soon to inspect the Riverview Psychiatric […]

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