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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

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February 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an outspoken advocate for preserving traditional uses and timber harvesting in Maine’s working forests, released the following statement on the announcement of yet another cross-laminated timber (CLT) manufacturer, SmartLam, LLC of Montana, expanding their operations to Maine in just the last week, with the goal of creating 100 n

February 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is applauding the creation of 120 jobs in Jay, Maine with the restart of Verso Mill’s operations:

 

February 14, 2018 Press Release

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.

February 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), who fought hard to make sure the working forests of the Katahdin Region can remain open for responsible and sustainable timber harvesting after more than 87,000 acres of land in the area was absorbed by the federal government in 2016 with the creation of a national monument, is applauding today’s announcement fro

February 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an original cosponsor and strong supporter of the Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, released the following statement on the White House’s 2019 Fiscal Year Budget request—the first step in the budget process that is ultimately written, voted on, and passed by the U.S. Congress:

 

February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an original cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment, voted to fund the government and support the Bipartisan Budget Act, which includes provisions that Democrats and Republicans support.

February 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an original cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment, announced he will support the Bipartisan Budget Act that includes provisions that Democrats and Republicans support.

 

February 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) has announced Isobel Straub, a senior at Rangeley Lakes Regional School, has been named the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for Maine’s 2nd District.

February 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), who voted to avert the last government shutdown, reiterated his opposition today to shutting down the federal government.

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In The News

April 18, 2017 In The News

DIXFIELD — U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, told officials and workers during his first tour of the Irving Forest Products mill Tuesday afternoon that he needs to understand their issues and how to help them.

 

"It's all about jobs and how do we help you guys with taxes, regulations, management costs, etc.?" Poliquin said.

 

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.

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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.