Poliquin outlines six goals he will be pushing for as Congress debates immigration reform
This weekend, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) wrote an op/ed that was published in the Lewiston Sun Journal outlining his position on immigration reform. Read Congressman Poliquin’s op/ed HERE:
Poliquin is urging for Congress to find a solution to keep the government from shutting down
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the possibility of a government shutdown this week:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kristjen Nielsen and U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Alexander Acosta requesting that DHS audit the number of unused visas from the first half of fiscal year 2018.
Poliquin has long supported making important welfare reforms
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), who has long supported efforts to make important reforms to welfare, released the following statement after CMS (the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) issued new guidance to allow for individual states like Maine to implement their own work requirements in order for working-age, non-disabled individuals to receiv
Poliquin, a founding member of the bipartisan task force, has made combating the opioid epidemic in Maine one of his top priorities
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) and more than 20 Democrats and Republicans from the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, of which he is a founding member, announced their 2018 legislative agenda to continue the fight against the opioid epidemic in Maine and around the nation.
The declaration makes the state eligible for federal funds to repair damages caused by October windstorm
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House passes tax reform legislation that doubles the standard deduction for the average Maine family, making it easier for Mainers to benefit from the tax code
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement after the House passed tax reform legislation that simplifies the tax code for the average Maine family by doubling the standard deduction and making it easier for Mainers to benefit from the tax code:
The legislation, passed with broad bipartisan support, is Poliquin’s fourth to pass the House this year
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The legislation passed out of committee unanimously, clearing a key step toward a final vote in the House
WASHINGTON – In a unanimous, bipartisan vote, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his legislation pass through the House Natural Resources Committee, clearing a key step toward a final vote in the House. The bill, H.R.
Democratic State Rep. Troy Jackson commented on Poliquin's efforts during an interview with WAGM-8 in Presque Isle
WASHINGTON – The Democratic Leader of the Maine State Senate, Troy Jackson (D-Allagash), said this week he appreciates Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) for his successful efforts to fight against illegal and unfair foreign trade, resulting in a sweeping decision by the Nation’s top trade officials to impose tariffs on Chinese imports and level the playing field for 161 worker