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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

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June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is cosponsoring legislation requiring the Administration to quickly reunite families separated at the border and to prevent any further family separations.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding two separate bills that are expected to be voted on in the U.S. House of Representatives today and tomorrow dealing with immigration reform—H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act, and H.R. 6136, Border Security and Immigration Reform Act:

 

June 15, 2018 Press Release

MAINE — Tonight, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin released the following joint statement in response to China’s retaliatory tariffs on American Lobster:

 

June 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) has signed on to the #MaineCanDo pledge, a Maine-based movement and platform for practical tools to prevent and respond to harassment.

June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced $25 million has been awarded to go toward the Route 9 and I-395 Connector Project that will link the two major transportation arteries in Maine and open better access to Canadian markets and the Interstate highway system.

 

June 1, 2018 Press Release

PORTLAND, Maine – This morning, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin hosted a meeting between top U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) officials and members of the Maine Lobster Dealers’ Association (MLDA) to discuss the impact of federal trade policies on the state’s lobster industry.

 

May 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the announcement of Rumford paper mill’s sale from Catalyst Paper to a new investor:

 

May 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his amendment included into the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a major annual Defense bill, that will help ensure the longevity of more than 600 jobs in Aroostook County.

 

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In The News

April 18, 2017 In The News

DIXFIELD — U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, told officials and workers during his first tour of the Irving Forest Products mill Tuesday afternoon that he needs to understand their issues and how to help them.

 

"It's all about jobs and how do we help you guys with taxes, regulations, management costs, etc.?" Poliquin said.

 

September 21, 2016 In The News

The confirmed reports of the Obama Administration’s covert payment of cash ransoms in exchange for American hostages are an abomination. This kind of action by the Executive Branch is reckless and puts more Americans at risk around the world. This should be alarming to everyone, most especially our federal government’s senior officials.

September 7, 2016 In The News

Over the past seven years, we have seen how this Administration’s foreign policy has made Americans less safe at home and overseas.

June 23, 2016 In The News

Our State is home to more than 107,000 seniors and more than 126,000 veterans. Our seniors and our veterans have been promised benefits and support after their careers in the workforce and service to our country. I believe it is absolutely critical that those promises are fulfilled.

June 10, 2016 In The News

Serving our Veterans should be a commonsense goal for each and every one of our public officials. Our Veterans have served and sacrificed for our Nation—their care and our Nation’s highest respect for them should be unquestioned priorities for all those in government at all levels.

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May 31, 2016 In The News

First and foremost, let me be clear: I do not believe in discrimination — period. It’s wrong, hurtful, and against the law. There is no place for discrimination in Maine or in America. We should stamp it out wherever and whenever it rears its ugly head.

Everyone who knows me understands that I embrace and respect everyone. That’s how I live my life. That’s how I raised my son.

May 13, 2016 In The News

The 21st Century ushered in striking technological improvements that have enhanced and changed so many parts of our lives. Technological advancements in the past half-century have allowed for greater collaboration, communication and connectivity across all aspects of life.

May 6, 2016 In The News

The IRS should work for Maine taxpayers—not the other way around.

This year’s tax season served as a reminder of the dysfunction at the IRS. Last year alone, the agency failed to answer eight million calls from Americans looking for answers.

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May 1, 2016 In The News

Through the years, international trade deals have hurt many workers and families in Maine's 2nd Congressional District and also the businesses that employ them.

April 25, 2016 In The News

Made in America. Those words mean a lot to American workers. Those words mean that a hardworking American family is earning a paycheck. Those words mean that a business, right here in America, is choosing to employ American citizens rather than export jobs overseas. Those words mean quality.

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January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.

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January 3, 2015 Video
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