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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

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July 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) voted in favor of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

 

July 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) have successfully secured an amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to ensure that Bath Iron Works (BIW) can remain in contract negotiations and on track to construct a second Fiscal Year 2016 DDG-51 destroyer and a Fiscal Year 2017 DDG-51 destroyer, after a provis

July 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers in voting down an amendment that would have blocked a U.S. military study on the effects of climate change on our Nation’s defenses.

 

July 11, 2017 Press Release

BANGOR – At a press conference in Bangor, with a number of Maine Seniors and a Veteran in attendance, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced his new bill that will ensure Seniors and retired Veterans receive the Social Security benefits they have worked for, earned and deserve.

 

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July 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Jack Bergman (R-Mich.) and Ranking Member Annie Kuster (D-NH), along with Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-Maine), introduced bipartisan legislation to streamline VA’s processes for workforce acquisition.

 

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July 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, released the following statement:

 

July 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin announced today that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved up to $10 million to purchase Maine wild blueberries after the Delegation requested the Department take action earlier this year.

July 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is announcing two different grants for fire departments in Maine’s 2nd District totaling $44,997 issued through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program:

 

  1. Eddington Fire Department has been awarded $20,000 for firefighter rehab equipment.

 

June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed two important measures, both with bipartisan support, to help end sanctuary cities and to implement stronger penalties for those who break our Nation’s immigration laws, to better protect our families, communities and our men and women in law enforcement. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and U.S.

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