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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

September 14, 2018 Press Release
The Democratic and Republican lawmakers are working together, across the aisle, to improve health care for those with serious illnesses

WASHINGTON –  Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) has joined Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) to launch the bipartisan Palliative Care Task Force. The Democratic and Republican lawmakers are working together, across the aisle, to improve health care for those with serious illnesses.

 

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September 12, 2018 Press Release
The grant will go toward a new ambulance for the purpose of opioid misuse and other emergency services for the towns of Milo, Brownville, Lake View, Medford, and Lagrange

LEWISTON, Maine – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a founding member of the Congressional Rural Hospitals Caucus and the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, is announcing a grant to several towns in Pi

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September 10, 2018 Press Release
Hussey Seating, a family-owned business in North Berwick that manufactures bleachers and auditorium seating, is facing significant increases in costs due to recent trade actions

Washington, D.C. – A new round of tariffs recently proposed by the Trump Administration to crack down on Chinese intellectual property theft could inadvertently cause significant financial harm to Hussey Seating Company, a family-owned business in North Berwick that manufactures bleachers and auditorium seating for distribution across the globe. 

 

August 25, 2018 Press Release
“Tonight is a sad night for all Americans”

LEWISTON, Maine – Tonight, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement:

 

August 22, 2018 Press Release
More than half a million dollars awarded to the Bangor Fire Department will be used to hire four new firefighters

LEWISTON, Maine – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced grant money awarded to three of the District’s Fire Departments. The Bangor Fire Department received $515,891 to hire four new firefighters as part of the SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response) grant program.

August 20, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin and a bipartisan group of lawmakers urged the FDA to approve the affordable EpiPen after costs soared by more than 500%

LEWISTON, Maine – Following Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow for alternative and more affordable versions of EpiPen (epinephrine injection) devices,

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August 17, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin pushed for a provision to be included in the VA MISSION Act, signed into law this year, to reform the payment processes and help Veterans get health care closer to home

BANGOR, Maine – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) today hosted the Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Dr.

July 30, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin, who has worked with Maine’s entire delegation in helping the lobster industry, has sent a letter to the top U.S. trade official, Ambassador Lighthizer

WASHINGTON – In light of talks between the U.S. and the European Union concerning removing barriers to fairer trade, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is urging the Administration to stand up for Maine’s lobster industry. Congressman Poliquin sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) head Ambassador Robert E.

July 19, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin has voted repeatedly to protect Maine’s environment, but believes a carbon tax is an extreme policy

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) voted in favor of a resolution that condemns the policy of a carbon tax:

 

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