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Responding to Constituents during COVID-19

Restarting Maine's Economy Please note this update was posted May 1, 2020 and is subject to change if there is updated guidance. The first day of May is here and I was pleased to turn the calendar and look ahead. There is still a lot of uncertainty, but as a State we...

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Responding to Constituents during COVID-19

Pandemic Unemployment Insurance UPDATE Please note this information was posted on April 29, 2020 and is subject to change if there is updated guidance.  I'm happy to share that the Maine DOL will begin accepting claims on Friday, May 1 at 8am from self-employed people...

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Responding to Constituents during COVID-19

Unemployment Insurance for Self-Employed or Sole-Proprietors Please note this information was posted on April 23, 2020 and is subject to change if there is updated guidance.  Our office has heard from so many Mainers that are sole-propietors or self-employed and have...

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Responding to Constituents during COVID-19

Federal Economic Impact Payments Please note this information was posted on April 22, 2020 and is subject to change if there is updated guidance. Thousands of Mainers are due to receive a direct payment from the federal government as a result of the Coronavirus Aid,...

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