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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Financial Services

After being elected to represent Maine, Congressman Poliquin began immediately working to be a member of the House Financial Services Committee. As a member of the committee, Congressman Poliquin will have jurisdiction of all financial industries, such as community banks, and oversee federal agencies like the Department of Treasury.

With over thirty-five years of business experiences, Congressman Poliquin will be able to apply his skills and practices while on the committee to help grow the economy, remove job-killing legislation and create an environment for job growth in our Second District.

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October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his bipartisan Senior Safe Act—a  bill to help identify, report, and stop financial abuse of Seniors—advance in the House with a unanimous, bipartisan 60-0 vote. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

October 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) questioned the former CEO of Equifax Richard Smith at a House Financial Services Committee hearing investigating the company’s massive data breach. The Congressman noted the impact the breach could have for hundreds of thousands of Mainers, including our seniors.

 

September 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (R-ME-02) and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ-09) reintroduced the bipartisan Senior Safe Act (H.R. 3758), legislation to help identify, report, and stop financial abuse of seniors.

 

June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced his support for the Financial CHOICE Act.

 

This bill will make important improvements to financial regulations to end big Wall Street bank bailouts, impose the most severe penalties in history for financial criminals, relieve Maine’s community banks and local credit unions of smothering regulatory burdens, and create stronger safeguards for consumers.

 

May 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last night, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his first bill pass the U.S. House of Representatives in the new Congress. The Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act, which passed with unanimous, bipartisan support 406-0, will make it easier for small businesses to hire more workers by improving the resources available to them. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Bruce Poliquin (R-ME-02) and Juan Vargas (D-CA-51) are reintroducing the Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act (H.R. 1312), a bipartisan bill that will make it easier for small businesses to hire more workers by improving the resources available to them. The bill passed the House in the last Congress with broad bipartisan support.

 

January 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) has joined the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance on the House Financial Services Committee, a role that will allow him to continue his efforts in investigating and thwarting terrorism financing.  Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

October 20, 2016 Press Release

FORT KENT – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a strong supporter of Maine’s credit unions and a member of the House Financial Services Committee, visited Acadia Federal Credit Union (FCU) to meet and speak with employees. Today’s visit comes on International Credit Union Day.

 

October 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a victory for Maine seniors and Maine’s paper industry, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced today that the federal government will not move forward with a proposed policy that would be encumbering to Maine’s paper manufacturers and seniors.

 

September 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) grilled Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf over the bank’s “gross mismanagement” in the creation of unauthorized accounts, making national headlines in USA Today: