Education and Opportunity
As the son of a former principal, Congressman Poliquin understands the educational values of our Second District families.
Representing Maine, Congressman Poliquin will continue to fight to broaden the educational and school choices for students and parents. A great education can lead to a better job, a higher salary, more opportunities and a happier life.
We must ensure that our kids are given every opportunity to succeed.
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WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement on President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress:
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced that Lizzie Dunn, a sophomore at Houlton Jr./Sr. High School, is the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for Maine’s 2nd District. Lizzie’s artwork, “Jill,” will be displayed in the halls of the U.S. Capitol.
BANGOR – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced that he has nominated 18 students from Maine’s 2nd District to attend one of our Nation’s prestigious military service academies next year. The Congressman will personally call each nominee to congratulate them. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:
Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin today invited Maine high school students to participate in the 2016 Congressional App Challenge. Students have until November 2, 2016, to develop and submit their own smart-phone apps—a winning app from each of Maine’s Congressional Districts will be chosen to receive national recognition.
ORONO, Maine – Today, Maine’s 2nd District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, announced his new bill that will provide parents and students additional options to save for college by improving 529 college savings plans.
WASHINGTON – This past weekend, a team of students from Bangor High School won the regional competition for the 2016 National Science Bowl (NSB) contest for the second consecutive year and are advancing to the competition’s National Finals in Washington, D.C. this April. Congressman Bruce Poliquin of Maine’s Second District released the following statement:
CORNVILLE – Today, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, visited with several students, faculty and staff at the Cornville Regional Charter School. Poliquin’s visit to the charter school is one of the several locations that the Congressman traveled to this week while back in the District. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – The deadline for the 2016 Congressional App Challenge is 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 21. Congressman Bruce Poliquin is inviting students from across Maine’s Second Congressional District to participate in the contest.
The Congressional App Challenge is a national competition aimed at developing students’ STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills and celebrating their creativity in coding their own applications.
WASHINGTON – Tonight, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress. Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, joined his colleagues on the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, of which he is a founding member, to discuss the effectiveness of heroin treatment and to identify the best ways to combat the serious and growing heroin epidemic in our State. Congressman Poliquin offered two lines of questioning and remarks for the panel of experts, which included Dr. Jessica Peirce of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Wilson Compton of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and Dr.