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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine


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January 16, 2018 Press Release

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:


January 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement regarding the possibility of a government shutdown this week:


January 12, 2018 Press Release

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.

January 11, 2018 Press Release

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

January 10, 2018 Press Release

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.


December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement after the House passed tax reform legislation that simplifies the tax code for the average Maine family by doubling the standard deduction and making it easier for Mainers to benefit from the tax code:


December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a unanimous, bipartisan vote, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his legislation pass through the House Natural Resources Committee, clearing a key step toward a final vote in the House.  The bill, H.R.

December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Democratic Leader of the Maine State Senate, Troy Jackson (D-Allagash), said this week he appreciates Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) for his successful efforts to fight against illegal and unfair foreign trade, resulting in a sweeping decision by the Nation’s top trade officials to impose tariffs on Chinese imports and level the playing field for 161 worker


In The News

January 27, 2016 In The News

LEWISTON – On Thursday, January 28, 2016, Maine’s Second District Congressman Bruce Poliquin will hold a press conference to announce a new welfare reform bill.  Poliquin will hold the press conference at his Congressional office at 179 Lisbon Street in Lewiston at 9:30 a.m.  All media members are invited to attend.


January 18, 2016 In The News

If it finalizes Proposed Rule 30e-3, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is in danger of failing in one of its statutory responsibilities: investor protection. This rule would allow Wall Street mutual funds to take away critical printed fund performance reports, without customer consent. Main Street investors rely on this information to make informed investing decisions.

September 10, 2015 In The News

The Iranian government has American blood on its hands. It vows to kill more Americans. It's committed to destroying Israel. It supports terrorism throughout the Middle East to help achieve those and other horrific goals.

August 24, 2015 In The News
July 21, 2015 In The News

Today, we are humbled to have the opportunity to visit Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to speak with officials and meet with as many military service members as possible to thank them for their service to our country.  

July 20, 2015 In The News

There is no more important public service than caring for our brave men and women in uniform, during and after active duty. The character and compassion of our nation are measured by fulfilling this commitment.

May 29, 2015 In The News

For several years, families and small businesses have suffered from the negative effects of ObamaCare.

In Congress, I have supported several bills that will help repeal some of ObamaCare’s most penalizing mandates that are hurting Mainers the most – individual mandate, IPAB, Medical Device Excise Tax and restored the work-week to 40 hours instead of 30 hours.

February 26, 2015 In The News

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed." – The Constitution of the United States, Amendment 2.

February 10, 2015 In The News

Dear Editor,

For more than twenty years, my father was heavily involved in the local public school system as a teacher, coach and principal. Like most families in the Second District, my parents struggled to get by; but, they always made sure that I attended the best possible school that fit my educational needs.

January 6, 2015 In The News
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