Comments for: Maine company lays off 13 after Defense Department contract ends

Posted Aug. 22, 2012, at 7:45 a.m.

PARIS | Maine Machine Products has laid off 8 percent of its workforce bringing the number of employees down from 138 in 2010 to 125 today. CEO David MacMahon said Tuesday that about a dozen workers were laid off earlier this month and another five workers were laid off …

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  • Anonymous

    These people surely are not saying thanks to Pres. Obama…………………..Best wishes for them to find a new job.

    • Anonymous

      Its what the republicans are calling for, less spending. When it happens people will lose jobs because they contracts do not get renewed. People can no have it both ways. Cut spending and keep these types of jobs. 

      • Anonymous

        It is the Obama administration that is making the cuts in defense………….

        • Anonymous

          So he is making cut, something that republicans want to do and he is the bad guy? If we are going to trim the deficit it only make sense to start at the place were most of our money is going. Heck we trimmed LIHEAP and our governor fought to stop it, even when he said that we have to make cuts until it hurts. He is cutting just like the republicans want, and he is still the bad guy? If you cut the Federal budget you are going to lose jobs.

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