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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the presidential summit in Helsinki, Finland:

 

July 12, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is a member of the Northern Border Caucus

CALAIS, Maine – Following the news of Houlton Sector Border Patrol agents making an arrest of an individual for illegally entering the United States from Canada near Calais, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of

July 11, 2018 Press Release
The measure directs NOAA to study the fees it administers on the lobster industry, to help eliminate unnecessary costs and fees charged by the federal government

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his amendment to identify and help cut unnecessary costs for Maine’s critical lobster industry unanimously pass the U.S. House of Representatives and added to a major fisheries bill. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) cosponsored the measure.

 

July 10, 2018 Press Release
As just a sophomore, Poliquin will have a seat at the negotiating table on the NDAA, one of the primary bills signed into law annually

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, has been named one of the conferees for the negotiations between the House and the Senate for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019, one of the primary bills Congress passes annually.

 

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July 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court:

 

July 9, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is a founding member of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force in Congress and has hosted multiple forums in Maine on the important issue

BANGOR, Maine – Alongside Maine rural community leaders, state lawmakers, medical professionals, law enforcement personnel and others, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) and U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) joined U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett for a forum focusing on the opioid crisis in rural Maine.

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June 29, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is hopeful investment will mean renewed growth in Maine’s wood products industry

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding ND Paper’s investment into the Rumford Paper Mill:

 

June 28, 2018 Press Release
After the Maine lawmakers petitioned their colleagues to reject it, the measure failed overwhelmingly

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) and Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) successfully worked to kill an amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2018 that would have stripped $250 million from Bath Iron Work’s (BIW) DDG-51 destroyer program.

 

June 27, 2018 Press Release
With bipartisan support, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act passed the House

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, released the following statement on the passage of the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act:

 

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June 22, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is opposed to the policy of separating families at the border and stands ready to work with Democrats and Republicans to address the policy

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is cosponsoring legislation requiring the Administration to quickly reunite families separated at the border and to prevent any further family separations.

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