Politics

June 16, 2013

Washington Notebook: Maine's footwear factories get a leg up

By Kevin Miller kmiller@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

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Today's poll: Military shoes

Should the nation's military be required to buy sneakers made in the U.S.?

Yes

No

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A worker uses a press to attach a shoe upper to the outsole at the New Balance factory in Norridgewock. Rep. Mike Michaud last week successfully amended an omnibus defense bill to require that the nation's military equip new recruits with sneakers manufactured in the U.S.

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Today's poll: Military shoes

Should the nation's military be required to buy sneakers made in the U.S.?

Yes

No

View Results

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