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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

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October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a founding member of the Congressional Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, released the following statement after the White House declared the opioid epidemic as a public health emergency:

 

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October 20, 2017 Press Release

CANTON, Maine – Yesterday, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) presented the Purple Heart and a number of other medals to World War II Veteran Bernard Adams.

 

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October 19, 2017 Press Release

LEWISTON, Maine – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, held a press conference in Lewiston to announce a new Veterans bill he is introducing in Congress and to conduct the first meeting of his newly-laun

October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his bipartisan Senior Safe Act—a  bill to help identify, report, and stop financial abuse of Seniors—advance in the House with a unanimous, bipartisan 60-0 vote. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), along with House Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (TN-01), today introduced the Ethical Patient Care for Veterans Act of 2017.

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October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, had his Veterans bill pass out of committee with unanimous, bipartisan support.

 

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October 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) questioned the former CEO of Equifax Richard Smith at a House Financial Services Committee hearing investigating the company’s massive data breach.

October 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – With the winter season fast approaching, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is urging the federal government to allocate the highest amount of funds possible under its authority to LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which many Maine families rely on each year to help heat their homes. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

September 30, 2017 Press Release

MACWAHOC – Yesterday, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) presented the Purple Heart and a number of other medals to World War II Veteran Henry Hunter, Jr that his office was able to secure and celebrated his 99th birthday.

 

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September 29, 2017 Press Release

Bath, ME — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin welcomed the Secretary of the Navy to Bath Iron Works (BIW) today.

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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.  

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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.

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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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