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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

April 21, 2017 Press Release
As State Treasurer, Rep. Poliquin supported the fiscal spending and regulatory reforms and the largest tax cut in State history that have made this success possible

BANGOR – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) applauded Governor Paul LePage and reform-minded State legislators for years of work in making important fiscal reforms in the State of Maine that have helped bring about the lowest unemployment rate—ever, the lowest percentage of government workers in the workforce—ever, and the highest number of private sector employment—ever

April 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin were encouraged by the findings in a report released today by the U.S.

April 17, 2017 Press Release
After a more than yearlong effort, Rep. Poliquin and AMI successfully pushed against illegal trade practices from China that were harming jobs at the Maine business

AUBURN – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) toured a number of Auburn businesses and job creators, including Auburn Manufacturing, Inc. (AMI), Strainrite Companies, Globe Manufacturing Company, and Thos. Moser Cabinet Makers.


April 14, 2017 Press Release
As a result of a minor, unintentional line-spacing issue in UMPI’s application for the Upward Bound Grant Program, which the University was not permitted to correct, 960 disadvantaged high school students in Maine risk losing funding they need to attend college

Exhibit A: The 1.5 line-spacing in this graphic rendered UMPI’s grant application ineligible.


April 13, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Poliquin is leading a bipartisan, bicameral letter to the Postmaster General requesting the issuing of a commemorative stamp to honor DAV’s century of supporting our Veterans

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is leading a bipartisan and bicameral effort in Congress requesting the U.S.

April 12, 2017 Press Release
Maine Veterans, emergency personnel and workers who need to access federal facilities will no longer be adversely affected thanks to the Governor’s and State Legislature’s action

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) applauded Governor Paul LePage and the Maine State Legislature’s quick action to move forward Maine’s compliance with the federal REAL ID law in order to urgently help those Maine Veterans and families who are already being adversely affected by the State’s noncompliance.

April 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The Maine Delegation will be hosting an upcoming Military Academy Seminar in cooperation with the Maine Maritime Academy in Bangor on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 250 Haskell Road, from 6 – 8 p.m. Doors open and registration begins at 5:30 p.m.

April 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding U.S. military strikes in Syria:


April 2, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Poliquin reiterates he does not accept special health or retirement benefits other Members of Congress take, works in his office every week without falsely-alleged burden to taxpayer

WASHINGTON –Today, the Portland Press Herald published an article written by Cynthia Dill that is completely false, dishonest to its readers and based on personal, inaccurate attacks, specifically falsely claiming that Congressman Bruce Poliquin

March 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Charlie Crist (D-FL-13) was joined by Congressman Bruce Poliquin (R-ME-02) in introducing the Senior Accessible Housing Act, bipartisan legislation to help seniors live more independently.