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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine


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April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a longtime supporter and original cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Amendment, took to the House Floor to call on all Members of Congress of both parties, many of whom in recent months have started expressing on-the-record their c

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement today after reports that President Donald Trump is considering taking action for the United States to reenter the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) i

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, lawmakers announced major legislation to reauthorize programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that will include key reforms to the nation’s welfare system that are based on Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) own proposals.


April 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement:


April 7, 2018 Press Release

BANGOR, Maine – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) joined several hundred Mainers for this year’s Hike for the Homeless and cheered the nearly $540,000 that was appropriated to homeless youth centers in Bangor, Lewiston and Rumford.


April 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), who signed on as an original cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Amendment in his first week in Congress in 2015, is applauding

April 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is applauding the announcement of a $1,930,000 grant awarded to the Town of Hartland, Maine in Somerset County for the construction of upgrades to the existing wastewater treatment plant.


March 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) Maine jobs bill to help spur economic growth and job creation has been signed into law by President Donald Trump.


March 26, 2018 Press Release



March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an original cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment and a founding member of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, voted to fund the federal government for


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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