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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

May 23, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin’s Amendment to secure 600 Maine jobs is included in major Defense legislation

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his amendment included into the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a major annual Defense bill, that will help ensure the longevity of more than 600 jobs in Aroostook County.

 

May 22, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin’s bills were included in a bipartisan package that is being sent to the President’s desk to be signed into law

WASHINGTON – Two bills put forward by Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), the Senior Safe Act and his bill to help Maine’s small businesses, were included in a bipartisan financial legislation package that passed the House today and is being sent to the President’s desk to be signed

May 16, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin pushed for critical reforms to be added to improve closer-to-home services for rural Veterans and to fix problems with claims processing so hospitals are reimbursed promptly

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a major Veterans bill, the VA MISSION Act, that will extend and improve closer-to-home health services like the Veterans Choice Program and reform its payments and claims processes to ensure Maine hospitals are paid promptly, a provision that Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) fought to have included.

 

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May 10, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin had his own Maine-based welfare reforms included in the original Farm Bill

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), who had his own key welfare reform proposals included in the Farm Bill that are based on Maine’s success, is pushing to improve the bill by amending it to give states more flexibility in implementing their

May 10, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is an original cosponsor and longtime supporter of a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an original cosponsor and longtime supporter of a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S.

May 8, 2018 Press Release
‘Iran is the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism and they cannot be trusted’

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the White House’s decision to reinstate sanctions on the Iranian Regime:

 

May 8, 2018 Press Release
The bipartisan bill includes important reforms to the Veterans Choice Program’s claims and payments processes that Poliquin fought to add so Maine’s rural hospitals are paid promptly

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, pushed for a bipartisan and bicameral bill to move forward in order to prevent any disruption in health care services for rural Maine Veterans through the Veterans Choice Program (VCP), which, without action from Congress, will run out of funding by May 31.

 

May 3, 2018 Press Release
The bipartisan legislation is a smart fix to the original Violence Against Women Act that will help extend protections to victims who live in rural areas

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Bruce Poliquin (R-ME-02) and Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX-15) introduced H.R.

April 25, 2018 Press Release
The annual bipartisan game is a tradition that helps raise money for charity

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – This morning, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) and lawmakers held their first Congressional Baseball Game team practice of the year, and the first practice since the tragic attack that took place at a practice last year that resulted in several individuals injured, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01).

 

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