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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Spending Cuts and Debt

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February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement on President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress:

 

June 23, 2016 In The News

Our State is home to more than 107,000 seniors and more than 126,000 veterans. Our seniors and our veterans have been promised benefits and support after their careers in the workforce and service to our country. I believe it is absolutely critical that those promises are fulfilled.

June 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Maine’s 2nd District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, stressed the need for a more effective and responsible plan forward to address Puerto Rico’s debt, breaking from House Republican Leadership and voting against the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA). Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

February 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, President Obama unveiled the final and costliest budget of his presidency.  Congressman Poliquin released the following statement after receiving the President’s $4.1 trillion proposal:

 

January 28, 2016 Press Release

LEWISTON – Today, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, announced a new welfare reform bill, the No Welfare for Terrorists Act.  After making the announcement at a press conference in his Lewiston Office this morning, Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

“I am very proud to introduce this common sense No Welfare for Terrorists Act,” said Congressman Poliquin.

 

January 27, 2016 In The News

LEWISTON – On Thursday, January 28, 2016, Maine’s Second District Congressman Bruce Poliquin will hold a press conference to announce a new welfare reform bill.  Poliquin will hold the press conference at his Congressional office at 179 Lisbon Street in Lewiston at 9:30 a.m.  All media members are invited to attend.

 

WHAT: Congressman Bruce Poliquin will hold a press conference to announce his new welfare reform bill.

 

WHERE: Congressman Poliquin’s Office at 179 Lisbon Street in Lewiston.

 

January 12, 2016 Press Release

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:

 

December 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives completed the second portion of the Omnibus spending package that will fund the programs and agencies of the federal government through the 2016 Fiscal Year.  This final spending package passed the House with broad bipartisan support in a 316-113 vote.  Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

October 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, released the following statement in regard to the Bipartisan Budget Act:

“This secretive process of negotiating major funding deals between President Obama and our Congressional Leaders, both Republican and Democratic, is not right and it isn’t fair to the American people.

September 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, released the following statement after voting against shutting down the government:

“Shutting down the government would be a failure in leadership.

“In 2013, the government shutdown not only cost our economy $24 billion, but it directly impacted Maine businesses, such as hotels and tourism industries. For example, Acadia National Park’s visitation was reduced by 76% in October of 2013 – causing a 13% reduction in tourism-related sales.