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More Furloughs in Maine

More Furloughs in Maine

| October 8, 2013

Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud’s office says that dozens of employees with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Maine have been furloughed due to the federal government shutdown. Michaud spokesman Ed Gilman said in an email on Tuesday that between 30 and 40 workers in the state have been furloughed. Democratic Rep. Chellie Pingree […]

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Health Workers Furloughed

Health Workers Furloughed

| October 8, 2013

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the entire staff of the Disability Determination office in Winthrop has been furloughed due to the federal government shutdown. LePage says the 52 state employees are paid 100 percent by federal funds. In addition, two employees in the Office of Aging and Disability Services and […]

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