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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

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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:

 

February 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last night, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) voted in favor of a measure to allow states like Maine to have the authority to manage their own welfare programs by striking down a bureaucratically created Obama Admi

February 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin applauded the affirmative determinations from the U.S.

February 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin sent a letter to the acting U.S.

February 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the announcement from Sappi Limited that the company will invest $165 million into its Skowhegan mill:

 

February 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Recent reports from Mainebiz provide further warnings on the sustainability of Obamacare in Maine, echoing concerns Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) has been expressing. 

 

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February 7, 2017 Press Release

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.

February 6, 2017 Press Release

OLD TOWN, Maine – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced that he will be introducing legislation to revise an outdated law in Old Town to help attract businesses to the region and create jobs for the community.  Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

February 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s announcement of new sanctions on Iran:

 

February 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced that he has appointed Corenna O’Brien as the new District Director in his congressional office.

 

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In The News

September 21, 2016 In The News

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.

September 7, 2016 In The News

Over the past seven years, we have seen how this Administration’s foreign policy has made Americans less safe at home and overseas.

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 10, 2016 In The News

Serving our Veterans should be a commonsense goal for each and every one of our public officials. Our Veterans have served and sacrificed for our Nation—their care and our Nation’s highest respect for them should be unquestioned priorities for all those in government at all levels.

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May 31, 2016 In The News

First and foremost, let me be clear: I do not believe in discrimination — period. It’s wrong, hurtful, and against the law. There is no place for discrimination in Maine or in America. We should stamp it out wherever and whenever it rears its ugly head.

Everyone who knows me understands that I embrace and respect everyone. That’s how I live my life. That’s how I raised my son.

May 13, 2016 In The News

The 21st Century ushered in striking technological improvements that have enhanced and changed so many parts of our lives. Technological advancements in the past half-century have allowed for greater collaboration, communication and connectivity across all aspects of life.

May 6, 2016 In The News

The IRS should work for Maine taxpayers—not the other way around.

This year’s tax season served as a reminder of the dysfunction at the IRS. Last year alone, the agency failed to answer eight million calls from Americans looking for answers.

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May 1, 2016 In The News

Through the years, international trade deals have hurt many workers and families in Maine's 2nd Congressional District and also the businesses that employ them.

April 25, 2016 In The News

Made in America. Those words mean a lot to American workers. Those words mean that a hardworking American family is earning a paycheck. Those words mean that a business, right here in America, is choosing to employ American citizens rather than export jobs overseas. Those words mean quality.

April 12, 2016 In The News

This week, Maine’s State Legislature passed LD 1600, a bill that would require State approval before any sitting President can designate a national monument in Maine.  This bill, which is sponsored by Democratic Rep.

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January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.

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January 3, 2015 Video
A Video of the Lincoln Memorial.