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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

June 27, 2018 Press Release
With bipartisan support, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act passed the House

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, released the following statement on the passage of the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act:

 

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June 22, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is opposed to the policy of separating families at the border and stands ready to work with Democrats and Republicans to address the policy

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is cosponsoring legislation requiring the Administration to quickly reunite families separated at the border and to prevent any further family separations.

June 21, 2018 Press Release
Also included: Poliquin’s bipartisan bill to help Maine wild blueberry growers

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S.

June 21, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin says Congress cannot continue to do nothing on immigration

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding two separate bills that are expected to be voted on in the U.S. House of Representatives today and tomorrow dealing with immigration reform—H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act, and H.R. 6136, Border Security and Immigration Reform Act:

 

June 15, 2018 Press Release

MAINE — Tonight, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin released the following joint statement in response to China’s retaliatory tariffs on American Lobster:

 

June 15, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin has been a leader in Congress in reforming policies to help prevent harassment

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) has signed on to the #MaineCanDo pledge, a Maine-based movement and platform for practical tools to prevent and respond to harassment.

June 8, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin spoke directly with Department of Transportation Secretary Chao by phone Tuesday regarding the grant

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced $25 million has been awarded to go toward the Route 9 and I-395 Connector Project that will link the two major transportation arteries in Maine and open better access to Canadian markets and the Interstate highway system.

 

June 1, 2018 Press Release

PORTLAND, Maine – This morning, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin hosted a meeting between top U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) officials and members of the Maine Lobster Dealers’ Association (MLDA) to discuss the impact of federal trade policies on the state’s lobster industry.

 

May 25, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is in close contact with officials at the mill and will be meeting the mill’s new investors personally in the coming weeks

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the announcement of Rumford paper mill’s sale from Catalyst Paper to a new investor:

 

May 24, 2018 Press Release
The NDAA will support our troops and strengthen our national security

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) helped pass a major Defense bill, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes his amen

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