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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Press Releases

November 28, 2017 Press Release
The report comes just weeks after it was revealed the VA failed to disclose bad medical practitioners to the public, including one notorious offender at Togus, Thomas Franchini

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) will participate in a hearing he requested as a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee after the Government Accountability Office (GAO), a nonpartisan watchdog, produced a scathing report detailing the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) fai

November 21, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin has passed three of his bills out of the full House this year, all with broad, bipartisan support

WASHINGTON – During a busy week in Washington, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his fourth bill this year pass out of a committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


November 16, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin looks forward to the Senate’s action on tax reform and continued discussions on proposals

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) voted to move forward the House tax reform proposal, which keeps intact the current highest tax rate for top earners. The Congressman released the following statement:


November 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) joined Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), along with Representatives Ryan Costello (R-PA), and Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), to introduced bipartisan, comprehensive legislation to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in Congress.

November 13, 2017 Press Release
Pine Tree Legal Assistance at Togus is one of the clinics that provides legal services to our Veterans

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, today announced efforts by the U.S.

November 9, 2017 Press Release
The hearing is scheduled for Nov. 15

WASHINGTON – At the urgency of Congressman Bruce Poliquin, the House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on his and Congresswoman C

November 9, 2017 Press Release
Poliquin’s commonsense fix will help create new jobs and economic development in Old Town by removing an outdated land restriction

WASHINGTON – This morning, Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) bill to help create jobs and economic development in Old Town moved forward in the U.S. Senate.

November 8, 2017 Press Release
The legislation will ensure Veterans’ families buried at tribal cemeteries, such as in Aroostook County, are provided government headstones

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, has had his third bill pass the U.S. House of Representatives this year, with broad, bipartisan support.

November 7, 2017 Press Release
The grant will help local communities carry out a range of development projects in Aroostook County

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced a $100,000 grant awarded to Aroostook County to support a number of different rural development initiatives including public infrastructure development.


November 3, 2017 Press Release
The Washington Post highlights Poliquin as the only Republican cosponsor of a bill to overhaul Congress’ sexual harassment awareness training policies. He is also the lead Republican cosponsor of a similar bill

WASHINGTON – As reported by the Washington Post and