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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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:
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.
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:
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.
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.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of House Financial Services Committee, applauded the Committee’s launch of an investigation into the creation of unauthorized accounts at Wells Fargo.
On Thursday, Congressman Poliquin will have an opportunity to participate in an official hearing at which officials from Wells Fargo are scheduled to appear.
In advance, Congressman Poliquin is releasing the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation authored by Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) that would publicly disclose the assets of Iran’s tyrannical regime, which have been used to support and sponsor terrorism. The Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act passed with bipartisan support in a 282-143 vote.
The confirmed reports of the Obama Administration’s covert payment of cash ransoms in exchange for American hostages are an abomination. This kind of action by the Executive Branch is reckless and puts more Americans at risk around the world. This should be alarming to everyone, most especially our federal government’s senior officials. However, I have found out firsthand that this is regrettably not the case.
WASHINGTON – Maine’s 2nd District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, issued the following statement applauding media reports that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will not pursue a proposed rule, Rule 30e-3, to eliminate the paper form of mutual fund shareholder disclosures to consumers: