As a member of the House Financial Services Committee, Congressman Poliquin works on a wide range of issues related to providing oversight of the financial services sector, helping to grow the American economy, and combatting terrorism financing to protect our national security.
With more than 35 years of experience in business, Congressman Poliquin is applying his skills and practices to help grow the economy, remove job-killing regulation and create an environment for job growth in Maine's 2nd District.
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CNN Money: Lawmakers push to put women on quarters
Throughout history, the vast majority of the faces embossed on US coins have belonged to men. But a new bipartisan bill aims to give more women a metal memorial.
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) and Bruce Poliquin (R-ME-02) introduced H.R. 5308, landmark legislation directing the U.S. Treasury to issue quarters, one from each of the 50 states and the U.S. territories, to honor women who have made significant contributions to America. The governor or executive of each state or territory would recommend a design to the Treasury, in consultation with various stakeholders. If enacted, the quarter program would coincide with the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.
WASHINGTON – The AARP is endorsing Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) bipartisan Senior Safe Act, a bill that will help protect Seniors in Maine from being exploited by scams and fraud. The Senior Safe Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives late last month with unanimous support.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) Senior Safe Act—a bipartisan bill to help identify, report, and stop financial abuse of Seniors—was included in a package of legislation that passed the U.S. House of Representatives this evening with unanimous support, moving one step closer to becoming law.
WASHINGTON – During a busy week in Washington, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his fourth bill this year pass out of a committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his bipartisan Senior Safe Act—a bill to help identify, report, and stop financial abuse of Seniors—clear the House Financial Services Committee and advance in the House with a unanimous, bipartisan 60-0 vote. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:
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.
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.
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.