George J. Mitchell

U.S. Senate : constituent service records. Augusta field office, 1987-94.


7 linear feet.
Arranged by subject and roughly alphabetically.
Catalog Number: M202.6.3.7

Description:
Files contain correspondence, case reports, reports on speeches, clippings, and project records. Records span years from 1987 through 1994. Significant issues covered include defense, the environment, health care, foreign affairs, veterans, Kennebec Valley housing and medical center, social security, and transportation (especially the Augusta State Airport and railroads).

Significant events covered include sewer and wasterwater treatment systems, Mitchell being named chair of Radioactive Waste Program, Medicare '99, Maine Veterans Home and Medicaid payments, successful cleanup of the Winthrop Superfund Site, new administration at the University of Maine, and the 112th Maine State Legislation. Also, information on the Maine Central Railroad Strike and Waterville Humane Society's proposal for a wildlife sanctuary, is provided.

The records include the involvement of many interest groups, such as veterans, Advocates for the Developmentally Disabled, the Maine Parent Federation Inc., and the Waterville Humane Society. There are reports and correspondence regarding legislation such as the 1987 Agricultural Credit Act, which helped farmers with loans and farm credit system; the Health Security Act; and the Airport Improvement Program.

The long-term field office representative was Tom Bertocci. Records contain confidential material regarding veterans, social security, taxes, and the environment.


Access Restrictions: Restricted until January 3, 2015.

Container List

  • Box 402 OSS
    · ADMINISTRATION/General '88
    · AGRICULTURE/General '88
    · BUSINESS & COMMERCE/General '88
    · CIVIL SERVICE/General '88
    · COMMUNICATIONS/General '88
    · DEFENSE/General '88 [3]
    · EDUCATION/General '88
    · ENERGY/General '88
    · ENVIRONMENT/General '88 [2]
    · Maine Advisory Commission on Radioactive Waste 1988 [3]
    · FOREIGN AFFAIRS/General '88
    · Nader, Marielle State Dept./INS '86 (R.E. Fady Nader) [2]
    · Health: MEDICARE '99 [1988] [2]
    · HEALTH/General '88
    · HOUSING/General '88
    · Justice/General '88 [2]
  • Box 403 OSS
    · Administration: General '87
    · Agriculture/General '87
    · Business & Commerce: General '87
    · Communications/General '87
    · Civil Service/General '87 (OPM) [2]
    · DEFENSE: General '87 [2]
    · DEFENSE: General II '87 [2]
    · EDUCATION/General '87
    · ENERGY/General '87
    · ENVIRONMENT/General '87
    · FOREIGN AFFAIRS/General '87
    · HEALTH/General '87
    · Health and Human Services (General) '87
    · HOUSING/General '87
    · LABOR/General '87 [2]
    · JUSTICE/General '87
    · Maine: General '87 [2]
    · POLITICAL/General '87
    · POSTAL SERVICE/General '87
    · SOCIAL SECURITY/General '87 [2]
    · TRANSPORTATION/General '87
    · TREASURY/General '87
  • Box 404 OSS
    · VETERANS/General '87 [3]
    · VETERANS: General II '87 [3]
    · PROJECT: Augusta Water District (water lines at Togus) '86
    · PROJECT/CHATEAU CUSHNOC (at request of George Feeley Pauline Caulderone) '86
    · Augusta/Great Kennebus River Whatever Race (Kennebec Valley Chamber) 6/87
    · HALLOWELL SHOE Labor (Norman Crochere) '86 '87
    · Maine Parent Federation, Inc./Education August (Special-Needs Parent Network / SPIN) '86
    · Pine Tree Organization for Professional Standards Review "PSRD"
    · Pittsfield UDAG HUD 85
    · Taxation of Employer - Provided Vehicles '86
    · Waterville, City of (Old Post Office Bldg.)
    · Women's Trade Center, Augusta (Diane Davis) Labor '87
    · Veterans: NURSING SHORTAGE (Togus VA Hospital)
    · Veteran PTSD (2)
    · VA: PTSD 1981-1992 : VA PTSD [2]
    · VA: PTSD 1985-1992 : PROJECT - Togus Investigation '86
    · Maine Veterans Home 1986
    · PT Phone Home Togus
    · PROJECT '86: Waterville Humane Society Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (Per Ron Richmond)
    · Waterville Elks [2]
  • Box 405 OSS
    · Winthrop Superfund Site [3]
    · [Draft Feasibility Study Report - Winthrop Landfill]
    · Winthrop Superfund Site EPA [3]
    · Kennebec Valley Cohousing
    · Kennebec Valley Community Action Program
    · Kennebec Valley Medical Center (KVMC)
    · Kennebec Valley Tourism Council / Skowhegan -- Reg
    · Madison Electric Works -- Som
    · Maine Bar Foundation -- St
    · Maine Ambulatory Care Coalition -- St
    · Maine Displaced Homemakers
    · Maine Labor Group on Health -- St
    · Maine Hospital Association -- St
    · Education: Maine State Film Commission
    · Education: Maine State Library
    · Maine Vocals - Anson -- St [1/2]
  • Box 406 OSS
    · Maine Vocals - Anson -- St [2/2]
    · Margaret Chase Smith - Skowhegan -- Som
    · Medical Care Development, Augusta -- Ken [2]
    · Mid-State Machine, Winslow -- Ken
    · Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan -- Som
    · 76th Training Division USAR
    · Thomas College (Waterville) -- Ken
    · Solon Manufacturing Company, Solon -- Som
    · University of Maine at Augusta -- Ken [2]
    · Schedule: General '86
    · Social Security/General '86 [3]
    · Transportation/General '86
    · Taxes: Internal Revenue Service
    · Veterans/General '86 [1/3]
  • Box 407 OSS
    · Veterans/General '86 [2-3/3]
    · ADD ED 85 Advocates for the Developmentally Disabled
    · Ed. 84 Augusta Accessibility for the Handicapped (Cony High School) - Augusta
    · Augusta, City of (General Purpose Shelter for the homeless) Maine/Navy '85
    · Civil Air Patrol Me. '86
    · Project: The Crisis and Counseling Centers '86 (Augusta) DHS/NIDA
    · GJM Town Meetings 1986
    · EPA 85 Hartland Tannery Sludge
    · Juvenile Justice Advisory Group -- Maine '86
    · Kennebec Valley Regional Health Agency's Family Planning Care -- Health 85
    · North Kennebec Valley Regional Planning District EDA 85
    · Keyes Fiber - Waterville
    · 112th Maine State Legislature '86
    · Health: Peer Review Organization (PRO) and Health Care Review, Inc. (HCR) HCFA Administration + HHS '86
    · Readfield Packing Co. Per Harold Blake -- Environment '86
    · University of Maine Trustees/Visiting Committee '86
    · PROJECT City of Waterville Reimbursement from FAA for projects '86
    · Winslow Post Office USPO 85
    · Augusta Community Developmt. EDA 84
    · Augusta Flight Service Sta. FAA 84 Augusta
    · Maine 85 Brighton Plantation Voting Concerns
    · Canadian Chains - trade 84 Skow.
    · Community Development + Block Grants HUD 84 Jackman
    · DHS/DMH & R Grant Application Supported Services Program for Severely Disabled '85
    · USPO 85 Harmony Post Office
    · Internal Revenue Service District Office Move
    · Jackman Block Grant 85
    · FERC 84 Kennebec River Outfitters Association THE FORKS
    · USFWS 84 Kennebec River Salmon Restoration Proposal - Kennebec
    · IRS 35 KiPi of Maine Bingham
    · JTPA 84 KVVTI Waterville
    · FERC 85 Lockwood Dam Renewal Wtvl
    · Maine Committee on Aging/Legal Services for the Elderly
    · Health 85 Maine Community Health Association
    · Health 84 - Maine Nursing Home Assoc.
    · VA 84 Maine Veterans Home [1/2]
  • Box 408 OSS
    · VA 84 Maine Veterans Home [2/2]
    · ITC 85 Marquis Footwear Manchester
    · Medical Care Development Public Health Service Grant (John Lacase) 85
    · Health 84 Mid-Maine Medical Center Dialysis Unit Request
    · National Conference of State Legislatures '85
    · SS 84 Office of Hearings and Appeals, Portland
    · Radon Hearing 7/22/85
    · Health 85 Rural Health Care
    · HCFA Sebasticook Farms - St. Alban
    · Togus Child Care Unit - VA 84
    · Togus COntracting - Out VA 84
    · VETS 84 Togus Pharmacy (unit dose facility)
    · FAA 85 Waterville Airport
    · HUD Waterville, City of, HUD Demonstration proj. Project Self Sufficiency
    · Ed 85 Waterville PROVE, Waterville
    · White House Conference on Small Business 11/19/85 Civic Center 8:30-5:00 p.m.
    · EDA 84 Winthrop EDA
    · [Case / Project Log]
    · transportation: Augusta State Airport [2]
    · Bingham -- Som
    · Ken - Capital Area Committee for Peace and Justice
    · Som. - G.S. Building, Inc. Pittsfield
    · Railroad '86 [2]
    · Citizen Bee steering committee [2]
    · Som. - Consolidated Waste Services (CWS) (Norridgewock) [2]
    · Som. - Jackman
  • Box 409 OSS ·
    · Som. - Hartland
    · Edwards Dam -- FERC Augusta 1984
    · Som - Lake Moxie Campers Association The Forks
    · Mitchell U.S. Senate Guests
  • Box 410
    · 8/31/81 (A) Waterville Rotary Speech -- Social Security (B) AFGE Nltg w/ Senator Mitchell, Holiday Inn, Augusta, Me. [audio tape]
    · 4/13/85 Skowhegan town meeting [audio tape]
    · 4-14-82 Wtvl. Town Mtg. [audio tape]
    · 1/20/81 - Task Force on Home Ownership [audio tape]
    · 2-3-81 Task Force Home Ownership [audio tape]
    · Sen. George Mitchell (Social Security) [audio tape]
    · 11/21/81 Nancy Hill Luncheon, Mitchell + Muskie [audio tape]
    · 1/30/81 GJM Speech Kennebec Valley Chamer of Com. [audio tape]

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