Governor Mills Welcomes U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack to Maine

Governor Mills Welcomes U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack to Maine

During Tour of Gorham Middle School, Sec. Vilsack Applauds Free School Meal Program Gorham, MAINE — Governor Janet Mills welcomed U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to Maine Tuesday, showcasing the state’s new universal free school lunch program at Gorham Middle School. In her 2022 supplemental budget, Governor Mills proposed, and the Legislature approved, $27 […]

Maine Delegation Urges More USDA Aid for PFAS Crisis | U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine

Maine Delegation Urges More USDA Aid for PFAS Crisis | U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) and Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-ME-01) and Jared Golden (D-ME-02) urged U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to swiftly and fully utilize all USDA resources and authorities that can assist in responding to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination, which is increasingly impacting Maine famers and rural communities. “We […]