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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

September 8, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Poliquin stands ready to continue to help the communities impacted

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the $15.25 billion relief package passed in the U.S. House of Representatives:

 

September 7, 2017 Press Release
Unnecessary delays have caused highly perishable urchins and cucumbers to be held in warehouses for prolonged periods, a detriment to the industry and jobs in Maine

WASHINGTON — In a win for Maine’s sea urchin and sea cucumber harvesting industry and businesses, Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin had their bipartisan amendment, the Poliquin Amendment, included into one of the major spending bills being considered by the House.

 

September 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The offices of Maine’s Congressional Delegation will host a Military Academy Seminar in cooperation with the Maine Maritime Academy in Portland on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress Street, from 6 – 8:30 PM. Registration is from 5:30 – 6 PM.

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

 

August 31, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin is a strong supporter of UMaine’s important marine research programs, having just announced last week a $795,000 grant for the school’s oceanic and research programs

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is announcing that $1.5 million has been awarded to the University of Maine to help with projects that anticipate ultimately creating 50 new jobs and continuing UMaine’s marine data collection that benefits thousands of lobstermen, fishermen and others in Maine’s marine economy.

August 31, 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 – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, has introduced a commonsense bill to ensure that Veterans’ family members who are buried at tribal Veterans cemeteries—such as the Houlto

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August 25, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin is a strong supporter of NOAA and has pushed against the White House’s proposed cuts in its budget

BAR HARBOR – Yesterday, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) joined more than a dozen officials for a tour by sea of the regional buoy and ocean observation equipment systems—the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS)—and the Cooke Aquaculture salmon farm off of Bar Harbor.

August 22, 2017 Press Release
The panel will serve as a grassroots tool for Poliquin to more effectively hear from and convey the interests of Maine Veterans to Congress and the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, where he serves

BANGOR – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, launched the Veteran Advisory Panel, a new body consisting of Maine Veterans that will assist the Congressman in more effectively hearing from and conveying the interests of Veterans across Maine’s 2nd District to Congress.

 

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August 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement on the United States’ strategy regarding the military campaign in Afghanistan:

 

August 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement:

 

“I am deeply saddened and disgusted, as are many Americans today, by the disturbing acts of terrorism that took place in Charlottesville,” said Congressman Poliquin. “There is no place in our country anywhere for racial hate and vicious violence.”

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