Michaud recognized for veterans’ work

Posted March 05, 2011, at 12:29 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine 2nd District Rep. Mike Michaud is being recognized by the National Association of State Veterans Homes for his work in Washington on veterans’ issues.

The group this week awarded Michaud its Legislator of the Year award for his leadership in improving long-term care service and benefits for veterans and his work to provide adequate reimbursement for the nation’s network of 140 state veterans homes.

Michaud is the ranking member on the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health.