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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

August 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, announced the National Credit Union Association (NCUA) will award $39,275 to five credit unions in Maine’s Second District, including Eastmill Federal Credit Union, Brewer Federal Credit Union, Lincoln Maine Federal Credit Union, Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union in Hampden, and Community Credit Union in Lewiston.

August 11, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Poliquin Tours Sappi Paper Mill in Skowhegan

WASHINGTON – Today, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, toured the Sappi Paper Mill in Skowhegan.  He released the following statement:

“It was a great pleasure to meet so many fellow hardworking Mainers at the Sappi Paper Mill today.  I was thrilled to see these men and women, the backbone of our Second District, in action.

August 6, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Poliquin Sends Letter to HHS Secretary Burwell Demanding That No Federal Funding Be Used for Illegal Operations

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Sylvia Burwell, demanding a report on how federal tax dollars are distributed to Planned Parenthood and to know what management safeguards are in place to ensure that no federal funding is used for illegal operations. 

August 3, 2015 Press Release
President Obama Announces New Regulations from the EPA

WASHINGTON – Today, President Obama unveiled new environmental regulations on businesses in his “Clean Power Plan.”  Upon the President’s announcement, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, released the following statement:

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July 31, 2015 Press Release
Poliquin’s Bill Passes Committee With Strong Bipartisan Support

WASHINGTON – This week, the House Financial Services Committee passed, with strong bipartisan support, Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s bill, the Child Support Assistance Act, by a vote of 56 – 2.

July 29, 2015 Press Release
Restoring Accountability to VA & More Choices for Veterans

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed two bills that will help instill increased accountability to the VA and offer more choices for our Veterans who seek health care at no

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July 29, 2015 Press Release
Poliquin Helps Lead the Charge in Protecting Maine Jobs

WASHINGTON – Today, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, proudly announced the decision by the International Trade Administration (ITA) to side with Madison Paper and stop unfair Canadian trade subsidies that threaten Madison Paper's business. The Central Maine mill employs more than 200 workers who manufacture supercalendered paper.
 

July 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Congressman Bruce Poliquin today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will award the Etna Volunteer Fire Department $238,096 as part of the Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) program.

July 28, 2015 Press Release
Reining In Washington’s Excessive & Costly Regulations

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted on H.R. 427, Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act. Upon passage, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, released the following statement:

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