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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

March 20, 2018 Press Release
The bipartisan legislation marks Poliquin’s latest bill to pass through the House this Congress alone, including one on the President’s desk that will be signed into law soon



WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his sixth bill pass the U.S. House of Representatives in just the 115th Congress alone—since January 2017.


March 19, 2018 Press Release
The bill, which passed the House and Senate and will become law, removes an outdated restriction to help business and job growth in Old Town, Maine

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) jobs bill to help spur economic growth and job creation in Old Town, Maine has been enrolled by the U.S. Congress and sent to the White House to be signed into law in the coming days.


March 16, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin teams up with Democrat Barbara Lee of California to lead effort to issue quarters honoring prominent American women

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.

March 16, 2018 Press Release
This bill, written to coincide with the centennial of the 19th Amendment, celebrates the heroic and landmark accomplishments of American women

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.

March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representative Bruce Poliquin today applauded an announcement from the Department of Defense (DOD) that it has awarded New Balance a $17,325,438 firm-fixed-price contract to provide American-made New Balance athletic shoes to initial entry service members upon arrival at basic training.

March 13, 2018 Press Release
The legislation will help protect harvesting jobs and the livelihoods of families that have been working the flats in Acadia for generations, and clarify Acadia’s permanent boundary

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) legislation to help address harvesting and boundary disputes in and around Acadia National Park (ANP) passed the House with support from Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), an original cosponsor of the bill.


March 12, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is pushing Congress, in a bipartisan effort, to bolster resources for local schools and law enforcement

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is calling on lawmakers to boost funding to enhance security at local schools and provide more support for community law enforcement.


March 8, 2018 Press Release
The bill removes an outdated restriction to help business and job growth in Maine

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) legislation to help business development and job creation in Old Town passed the U.S. Senate unanimously, clearing the way for the bill to be signed into law.


March 7, 2018 Press Release
The bipartisan legislation makes sure communities hit hardest by the epidemic get as much support as possible

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a founding member of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, is leading on bipartisan legislation—along with Congresswoman Ann Kuster (D-NH-02) and Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-WV-03)—to direct the $1 billion in federal funding allocated to combat the opioid crisis to states such as Maine that have been hit hardest by the epidemic.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is announcing that $10,836,220 has been awarded to the Maine Department of Transportation for projects to replace three structurally deficient highway bridges in Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties.