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Celebrating The 100Th Birthday Of Thelda Dobbins April 7, 2014
Michael Michaud, D-ME
"Thelda Kirschner Dobbins was born on April 26, 1914 in Lisbon Falls, Maine. She graduated from Lisbon Falls High School in 1930 at the age of 16 and went on to receive a teaching degree from Farmington State Normal School, now known as the University of Maine at Farmington, as a member of the Class of 1932. Thelda went on to teach grade school in Durham, Maine for three years, making $12 a week during the Great Depression."
Protecting Volunteer Firefighters And Emergency Responders Act Of 2014 April 2, 2014
Christopher Coons, D-DE
"Madam President, I thank my colleague from Maine for sharing his personal experience both as Governor and for his work and partnership with the University of Maine and their composites center and his understanding of the importance of a modern, skilled workforce in order to take advantage of the work we are hoping to catalyze through this bill."
Welcoming James W. Warhola March 27, 2014
Michael Michaud, D-ME
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to welcome Dr. James Warhola to the Capitol. Dr. Warhola is the Chair of the Political Science Department at the University of Maine, where he has taught for more than three decades."
Nomination Of Joseph William Westphal To Be Ambassador Extraordinary And Plenipotentiary Of The United States Of America To The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia March 26, 2014
James Inhofe, R-OK
"Joe Westphal is one who has had a career in academia—and I don’t really care that much about that, except for his two exposures in Oklahoma—but he also was the chancellor at the University of Maine, he taught public policy as the adjunct professor at Georgetown University, and he has been a Capitol Hill professional staff member for a long time. He actually was on the House Budget Committee for a long period of time. He was also a special assistant to our Senator Thad Cochran, although this has been some time ago."
Morning Business March 10, 2014
Angus King, I-ME
"One of the things that worries me, and the reason I am here tonight, is some research that has been done at the University of Maine. We have a climate study center at the University of Maine. I was there a year or so ago, and I was meeting with them. It was one of these meetings where we are going around and we go to the university, factories, and schools and meet with people and they give us briefings, and I was listening to a briefing on climate change when a word crept into that discussion that I had not heard before, and the word was “abrupt.”"

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