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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

April 3, 2018 Press Release
The Town of Hartland was awarded the funding as part of a $9.9 million wastewater treatment system upgrade project

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is applauding the announcement of a $1,930,000 grant awarded to the Town of Hartland, Maine in Somerset County for the construction of upgrades to the existing wastewater treatment plant.


March 28, 2018 Press Release
The new law removes an outdated restriction in Old Town to help job creation and economic growth

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) Maine jobs bill to help spur economic growth and job creation has been signed into law by President Donald Trump.


March 26, 2018 Press Release
Payments provide much needed funding to hospitals who provide services to all of Maine



March 22, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin also puts colleagues on notice that now is the time to start moving forward on a Balanced Budget Amendment and long term financial reform

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an original cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment and a founding member of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, voted to fund the federal government for

March 20, 2018 Press Release
The bipartisan legislation marks Poliquin’s latest bill to pass through the House this Congress alone, including one on the President’s desk that will be signed into law soon



WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his sixth bill pass the U.S. House of Representatives in just the 115th Congress alone—since January 2017.


March 19, 2018 Press Release
The bill, which passed the House and Senate and will become law, removes an outdated restriction to help business and job growth in Old Town, Maine

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) jobs bill to help spur economic growth and job creation in Old Town, Maine has been enrolled by the U.S. Congress and sent to the White House to be signed into law in the coming days.


March 16, 2018 Press Release
Poliquin teams up with Democrat Barbara Lee of California to lead effort to issue quarters honoring prominent American women

CNN Money: Lawmakers push to put women on quarters

Throughout history, the vast majority of the faces embossed on US coins have belonged to men. But a new bipartisan bill aims to give more women a metal memorial.

March 16, 2018 Press Release
This bill, written to coincide with the centennial of the 19th Amendment, celebrates the heroic and landmark accomplishments of American women

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) and Bruce Poliquin (R-ME-02) introduced H.R. 5308, landmark legislation directing the U.S. Treasury to issue quarters, one from each of the 50 states and the U.S. territories, to honor women who have made significant contributions to America.

March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representative Bruce Poliquin today applauded an announcement from the Department of Defense (DOD) that it has awarded New Balance a $17,325,438 firm-fixed-price contract to provide American-made New Balance athletic shoes to initial entry service members upon arrival at basic training.

March 13, 2018 Press Release
The legislation will help protect harvesting jobs and the livelihoods of families that have been working the flats in Acadia for generations, and clarify Acadia’s permanent boundary

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) legislation to help address harvesting and boundary disputes in and around Acadia National Park (ANP) passed the House with support from Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), an original cosponsor of the bill.