The Poliquin Amendment was added to the bill to ensure BIW remains on track to build two DDG-51 ships, after a provision had threated to derail them
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) voted in favor of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
The amendment blocks a provision that could have obstructed contracts for a second FY16 BURKE Class destroyer and a FY17 BURKE Class Destroyer at the Maine shipyard
WASHINGTON — Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) have successfully secured an amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to ensure that Bath Iron Works (BIW) can remain in contract negotiations and on track to construct a second Fiscal Year 2016 DDG-51 destroyer and a Fiscal Year 2017 DDG-51 destroyer, after a provis
Poliquin helps strike down amendment that would have blocked a U.S. military study on the effects of climate change on our Nation’s defenses
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers in voting down an amendment that would have blocked a U.S. military study on the effects of climate change on our Nation’s defenses.
Legislation will make certain retirees receive a COLA increase, while eliminating wasteful government spending
BANGOR – At a press conference in Bangor, with a number of Maine Seniors and a Veteran in attendance, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced his new bill that will ensure Seniors and retired Veterans receive the Social Security benefits they have worked for, earned and deserve.
Washington, D.C. - Today, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Jack Bergman (R-Mich.) and Ranking Member Annie Kuster (D-NH), along with Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-Maine), introduced bipartisan legislation to streamline VA’s processes for workforce acquisition.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin announced today that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved up to $10 million to purchase Maine wild blueberries after the Delegation requested the Department take action earlier this year.
The grants will go toward acquiring rehab equipment for Eddington and a fire hose, flashlights and a thermal imaging camera for St. Agatha
WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is announcing two different grants for fire departments in Maine’s 2nd District totaling $44,997 issued through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program:
- Eddington Fire Department has been awarded $20,000 for firefighter rehab equipment.
Rep. Poliquin votes to end sanctuary cities and support stronger penalties for those who break our Nation’s immigration laws
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed two important measures, both with bipartisan support, to help end sanctuary cities and to implement stronger penalties for those who break our Nation’s immigration laws, to better protect our families, communities and our men and women in law enforcement. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and U.S.