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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

April 23, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin played and coached baseball and softball in Little League, high school and college, and received the High School Coach of the Year Award in 2003 from the Portland Press Herald

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) will be on the roster for the 2018 Congressional Baseball Game, an annual bipartisan tradition that helps raise money for charity.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement:

 

“I’m saddened by the passing of First Lady Barbara Bush,” said Congressman Poliquin. “Thank you for being an inspiration to so many in Maine and across our nation. May you rest in peace. My prayers go out to the entire Bush family tonight.”

April 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding U.S. and allied nations’ military strikes in Syria:

 

April 12, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is a longtime supporter of the Balanced Budget Amendment and cosponsored the measure in his first week in Congress

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a longtime supporter and original cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Amendment, took to the House Floor to call on all Members of Congress of both parties, many of whom in recent months have started expressing on-the-record their c

April 12, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin has opposed the TPP trade deal in the past, arguing that, on balance, the trade agreement would harm Maine workers

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement today after reports that President Donald Trump is considering taking action for the United States to reenter the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) i

April 12, 2018 Press Release
Also included: Poliquin’s bipartisan bill to allow school children greater access to fruits and vegetables

WASHINGTON – Today, lawmakers announced major legislation to reauthorize programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that will include key reforms to the nation’s welfare system that are based on Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) own proposals.

 

April 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement:

 

April 7, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin pushed to prevent a lapse in grant eligibility for homeless centers across the nation and increased the funding by an additional $8.3 million

BANGOR, Maine – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) joined several hundred Mainers for this year’s Hike for the Homeless and cheered the nearly $540,000 that was appropriated to homeless youth centers in Bangor, Lewiston and Rumford.

 

April 6, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin calls on all colleagues who have expressed concern on-the-record recently about spending to join him in supporting the Balanced Budget Amendment, to ensure a financially sustainable future

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), who signed on as an original cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Amendment in his first week in Congress in 2015, is applauding

April 3, 2018 Press Release
The Town of Hartland was awarded the funding as part of a $9.9 million wastewater treatment system upgrade project

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is applauding the announcement of a $1,930,000 grant awarded to the Town of Hartland, Maine in Somerset County for the construction of upgrades to the existing wastewater treatment plant.

 

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