During a tour of the Maine Veterans Home (MVH) in Bangor this morning, U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) called on Congress to maintain funding for construction grants to improve infrastructure at veterans homes across the country. The President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget would reduce that funding – which is provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and supports states as they seek to expand care through new or improved facilities – by $10 million dollars, from $90 to $80 million.
U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded $419,557 in federal grant funding to the State Veterans Home in Scarborough. The grant will help cover renovation costs for the facility's heating and air conditioning systems, rooms, and windows
Michaud bill helps homes in Augusta, Bangor, Caribou, Scarborough, South Paris, and Machias WASHINGTON, DC - August 1, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mike Michaud,...
WASHINGTON, DC - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mike Michaud praised the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announcement that it is providing funding to help Maine’s homeless and at-risk veterans and their families. Veterans Inc. of Worcester, Massachusetts was awarded $1 million to serve New England veterans through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program, which is a critical element of VA’s plan to prevent and end homelessness among veterans. Veterans, Inc. subcontracts with ESM, Inc. based in Augusta to serve Maine veterans.