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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

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July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement on the new investment into the Jay paper mill from Verso, announced today:

 

July 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) and Representative Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) testified at an International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing this morning about the urgent crisis facing newspapers, book publishers, and commercial printers in Maine and across the United States. 

 

July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the presidential summit in Helsinki, Finland:

 

July 12, 2018 Press Release

CALAIS, Maine – Following the news of Houlton Sector Border Patrol agents making an arrest of an individual for illegally entering the United States from Canada near Calais, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of

July 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his amendment to identify and help cut unnecessary costs for Maine’s critical lobster industry unanimously pass the U.S. House of Representatives and added to a major fisheries bill. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) cosponsored the measure.

 

July 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, has been named one of the conferees for the negotiations between the House and the Senate for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019, one of the primary bills Congress passes annually.

 

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July 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court:

 

July 9, 2018 Press Release

BANGOR, Maine – Alongside Maine rural community leaders, state lawmakers, medical professionals, law enforcement personnel and others, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) and U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) joined U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett for a forum focusing on the opioid crisis in rural Maine.

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June 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding ND Paper’s investment into the Rumford Paper Mill:

 

June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) and Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) successfully worked to kill an amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2018 that would have stripped $250 million from Bath Iron Work’s (BIW) DDG-51 destroyer program.

 

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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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