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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

October 26, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin is a founding member of the Congressional Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic and is continuing to act in Maine and Washington to help fight this crisis

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a founding member of the Congressional Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, released the following statement after the White House declared the opioid epidemic as a public health emergency:

 

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October 20, 2017 Press Release
The Oxford County Veteran served in the Normandy invasion and was wounded twice during the war

CANTON, Maine – Yesterday, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) presented the Purple Heart and a number of other medals to World War II Veteran Bernard Adams.

 

Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

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October 19, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin, a member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, will continue to use the Veteran Advisory Panel as a tool to hear directly from Maine Veterans in local communities and to act on their top issues in Congress

LEWISTON, Maine – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, held a press conference in Lewiston to announce a new Veterans bill he is introducing in Congress and to conduct the first meeting of his newly-laun

October 12, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin’s bipartisan Senior Safe Act encourages financial institutions to report suspected instances of fraud targeting Seniors

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his bipartisan Senior Safe Act—a  bill to help identify, report, and stop financial abuse of Seniors—advance in the House with a unanimous, bipartisan 60-0 vote. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

October 12, 2017 Press Release
A USA Today piece yesterday revealed the VA failed to disclose bad medical practitioners to the public, including one notorious offender at Togus

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), along with House Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (TN-01), today introduced the Ethical Patient Care for Veterans Act of 2017.

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October 12, 2017 Press Release
Under current law, headstones are not provided for Veterans’ families buried in tribal Veterans cemeteries, like that of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians in Aroostook County

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, had his Veterans bill pass out of committee with unanimous, bipartisan support.

 

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October 5, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin questioned the former Equifax official, noting the impact the company’s data breach could have for hundreds of thousands of Mainers including seniors

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) questioned the former CEO of Equifax Richard Smith at a House Financial Services Committee hearing investigating the company’s massive data breach.

October 3, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin is a longtime supporter of LIHEAP

WASHINGTON – With the winter season fast approaching, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is urging the federal government to allocate the highest amount of funds possible under its authority to LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which many Maine families rely on each year to help heat their homes. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

September 30, 2017 Press Release
WWII Veteran Henry Hunter, Jr. was wounded on New Years’ Eve before 1945 and was presented a number of medals, including the Purple Heart, on his 99th birthday yesterday

MACWAHOC – Yesterday, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) presented the Purple Heart and a number of other medals to World War II Veteran Henry Hunter, Jr that his office was able to secure and celebrated his 99th birthday.

 

Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

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September 29, 2017 Press Release

Bath, ME — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin welcomed the Secretary of the Navy to Bath Iron Works (BIW) today.

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