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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

June 27, 2017 Press Release
With vast safety improvements in the industry, Poliquin’s bill will allow younger Mainers to more easily pursue careers in Maine’s generations-old family logging businesses

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources moved a comprehensive and bipartisan forestry bill forward that incorporates Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02)

June 27, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin urges Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to ease burdensome regulations that cause the highly perishable urchins to needlessly be held in warehouses for prolonged periods and spoil

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is continuing his efforts to ease unnecessary regulatory burdens on Maine’s sea urchin industry that have caused the highly perishable product to spoil and that have been a detriment to these Maine businesses and jobs.


June 26, 2017 Press Release
Democrats preposterously attempt to shift blame for a failed health care law that has deteriorated every year since its implementation

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement after continued reports of the unsustainability of ObamaCare:


June 23, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin strongly supports the bipartisan legislation that will help make important improvements at the VA to make sure our Veterans are given the support and care they deserve

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act (S. 1094) was signed into law:

June 21, 2017 Press Release
The support will go toward acquiring protective gear, breathing equipment, and training for the fire department

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced a $230,101 grant for the Fryeburg Fire Department through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. The grant will go toward the fire department’s acquiring of new firefighter protective turnout gear, breathing equipment, and training. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:


June 21, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin is continuing to seek solutions to the issue to protect the environment, local wildlife, the local community, residents, small businesses, and hundreds of jobs in Washington County

WASHINGTON – Continuing to seek solutions to the devastating prospect of the abandonment of the Forest City Dam on the St.

June 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Collins and King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin today sent a letter to U.S.

June 16, 2017 Press Release
The two met earlier in the day on Capitol Hill discussing how best to serve our Maine Veterans

WASHINGTON – Last night, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) was joined by Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David J. Shulkin for the 2017 Congressional Charity Baseball Game, which set a record for its largest charity donation total, raising more than $1 million.


June 13, 2017 Press Release
Broadly supported legislation will now move to the President’s desk for his signature

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, joined a bipartisan effort to give Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) management the full authority to hold bad actors at the VA accountable.


June 8, 2017 Press Release
Legislation will make critical reforms and improvements to financial red tape, allowing Maine’s community credit unions and local banks to more easily lend to small businesses while creating stronger safeguards for consumers

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced his support for the Financial CHOICE Act.