Poliquin, who voted to avert the shutdown, is working with lawmakers today on ways forward to fund the government
WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), who voted to avert a government shutdown, will be refusing any salary from taxpayers while the government and critical services to Mainers remain unfunded and will be donating the money to the Good Shepherd Food Bank, a statewide charity in Maine.
Voting against funding the government is “playing with fire”
WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement today on the possibility of a government shutdown:
Poliquin has consistently urged Congress to avert a shutdown of the federal government
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) voted to continue funding for the government and avert a shutdown, which could affect the function of government services for Maine seniors, such as LIHEAP (the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program).
The support will help finance repairs, weatherization and heating improvements for dozens of homes in Maine
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced $40,000 of federal financial support—matched by more than $360,000 in state funds—will go toward low-income housing repairs and rehabilitation projects for dozens of homes in Franklin, Washington and Hancock Counties that include improving home heating.
Poliquin calls on Speaker Ryan and Democratic Leader Pelosi to fund the government and LIHEAP, saying any loss of LIHEAP support is unacceptable
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is strongly urging Congress to avert a government shutdown that could limit funding for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for Mainers as harsh winter weather continues in Maine.
Poliquin outlines six goals he will be pushing for as Congress debates immigration reform
This weekend, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) wrote an op/ed that was published in the Lewiston Sun Journal outlining his position on immigration reform. Read Congressman Poliquin’s op/ed HERE:
Poliquin is urging for Congress to find a solution to keep the government from shutting down
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the possibility of a government shutdown this week:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kristjen Nielsen and U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Alexander Acosta requesting that DHS audit the number of unused visas from the first half of fiscal year 2018.
Poliquin has long supported making important welfare reforms
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), who has long supported efforts to make important reforms to welfare, released the following statement after CMS (the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) issued new guidance to allow for individual states like Maine to implement their own work requirements in order for working-age, non-disabled individuals to receiv
Poliquin, a founding member of the bipartisan task force, has made combating the opioid epidemic in Maine one of his top priorities
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) and more than 20 Democrats and Republicans from the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, of which he is a founding member, announced their 2018 legislative agenda to continue the fight against the opioid epidemic in Maine and around the nation.