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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

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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

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

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November 9, 2017 Press Release

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

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

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.

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November 7, 2017 Press Release

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 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – As the U.S. House of Representatives begins discussions on a first draft of a tax reform proposal this week, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement:

 

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October 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – After hearing reports that Togus Veterans Administration Medical Center lost power and needed emergency power to be brought in from outside the facility, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, is calling for answers.

 

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October 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – At a hearing at the U.S. International Trade Commission, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) strongly implored the Nation’s top trade officials to condemn illegal Chinese subsidies and trade practices that are hurting Maine wood products jobs and to level the playing field for American producers.

 

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In The News

April 12, 2016 In The News

This week, Maine’s State Legislature passed LD 1600, a bill that would require State approval before any sitting President can designate a national monument in Maine.  This bill, which is sponsored by Democratic Rep.

April 8, 2016 In The News

In February, I met with Command Sergeant Major Steve Curtis, a retired member of the Maine Army National Guard who lives in Stacyville.  Steve, a born-and-raised Mainer who served for more than 33 years in the military, including two deployments in the Iraq War and service in the 1983 invasion of Grenada, brought to my attention a rather unbelievable inconsistency in the negative way our Nation

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April 1, 2016 In The News

This month, the House has acted to challenge the President on his unlawful executive order to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants.

March 20, 2016 In The News

One of the most serious problems impacting Maine and America is the alarming and growing heroin and opioid epidemic. In recent years, drug abuse has skyrocketed in Maine and across the country, causing unthinkable harm to our families, friends and communities.

March 16, 2016 In The News

This March, as our Nation celebrates the lives and accomplishments of women throughout American history during Women’s History Month, I believe it is especially important to recognize the countless women that have served in our Nation’s Armed Services and have sacrificed so much to defend our country.

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March 9, 2016 In The News

BANGOR – On Friday, March 11, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, will join in a discussion with numerous Seniors hosted by AARP Maine at Bagel Central in downtown Bangor.  During the morning discussion, the Congressman will talk with Seniors and discuss his commitment to protecting Medicare and Social Security benefits for those that have worked for and earned

March 9, 2016 In The News

As I travel through our Second Congressional District, some of the most frequent issues that I hear about from Maine residents and small business owners are the burdens they experience because of our Nation’s broken health care system under ObamaCare.

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March 8, 2016 In The News

LEWISTON – On Thursday, March 10, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, will speak at the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce March 2016 Breakfast.  The event will take place at the historic Franco American Heritage Center, located at 46 Cedar St., Lewiston, ME 04240, from 6:45 a.m.

March 2, 2016 In The News

This past week, President Obama demonstrated, yet again, that he puts his party’s politics before protecting the American People. On Tuesday, the President announced his plan to shut down the high-security prison at Guantanamo Bay, which currently houses 91 terrorist detainees.

The President laid out his plan in four disastrous steps.

February 25, 2016 In The News

As an avid outdoorsman, a proud gun owner, and a member of the Congressional Sportsmen Caucus, one of my priorities in Congress is to protect our outdoors and public lands and to ensure that they can be enjoyed by all and for generations of Mainers to come.

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