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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

March 8, 2018 Press Release
The bill removes an outdated restriction to help business and job growth in Maine

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) legislation to help business development and job creation in Old Town passed the U.S. Senate unanimously, clearing the way for the bill to be signed into law.

 

March 7, 2018 Press Release
The bipartisan legislation makes sure communities hit hardest by the epidemic get as much support as possible

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a founding member of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, is leading on bipartisan legislation—along with Congresswoman Ann Kuster (D-NH-02) and Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-WV-03)—to direct the $1 billion in federal funding allocated to combat the opioid crisis to states such as Maine that have been hit hardest by the epidemic.

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March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is announcing that $10,836,220 has been awarded to the Maine Department of Transportation for projects to replace three structurally deficient highway bridges in Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties.

 

February 28, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin emphasizes that trade must be fair. Poliquin will once again oppose any trade pact or fast-track authority that—on balance—harms the people of Maine

WASHINGTON – Following reports in the New York Times that U.S.

February 16, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is a cosponsor of the Timber Innovation Act and an outspoken advocate for preserving traditional uses and timber harvesting in Maine’s working forests

WASHINGTON — Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an outspoken advocate for preserving traditional uses and timber harvesting in Maine’s working forests, released the following statement on the announcement of yet another cross-laminated timber (CLT) manufacturer, SmartLam, LLC of Montana, expanding their operations to Maine in just the last week, with the goal of creating 100 n

February 15, 2018 Press Release
The Verso Mill in Jay is upgrading it production machines to service new markets and create jobs for the region

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is applauding the creation of 120 jobs in Jay, Maine with the restart of Verso Mill’s operations:

 

February 14, 2018 Press Release
AARP endorses Poliquin’s bipartisan Senior Safe Act, which passed the House earlier this year

WASHINGTON – The AARP is endorsing Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) bipartisan Senior Safe Act, a bill that will help protect Seniors in Maine from being exploited by scams and fraud. The Senior Safe Act passed the U.S.

February 13, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin is a cosponsor of the Timber Innovation Act and has fought hard for the working forests of the Katahdin Region to remain open for responsible and sustainable timber harvesting

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), who fought hard to make sure the working forests of the Katahdin Region can remain open for responsible and sustainable timber harvesting after more than 87,000 acres of land in the area was absorbed by the federal government in 2016 with the creation of a national monument, is applauding today’s announcement fro

February 12, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin continues to push forward a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an original cosponsor and strong supporter of the Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, released the following statement on the White House’s 2019 Fiscal Year Budget request—the first step in the budget process that is ultimately written, voted on, and passed by the U.S. Congress:

 

February 9, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin reiterates his strong support for a Balanced Budget Amendment and calls on all colleagues concerned about spending to join him

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an original cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment, voted to fund the government and support the Bipartisan Budget Act, which includes provisions that Democrats and Republicans support.

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