Michaud Urges Speaker Boehner Not to Abandon Unemployed Americans
|Targeted News Service|
"Enough is enough. Mainers understand better than most the value of working hard, but families have to be able to meet basic financial obligations while looking for a job," said Michaud. "There are thousands of hardworking Mainers who paid into the system when they had a job, and they should be able to benefit from that while they look for work. Republicans and Democrats both agree that we need to ensure that those Americans who are still struggling to find a job can pay their mortgages and feed their kids - but for some reason Republican leadership in the House hasn't gotten the memo yet."
Each week that passes without action, more than 70,000 additional Americans lose their benefits. To tackle this problem, Rep. Michaud is co-sponsoring a House companion bill to the
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