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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

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January 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is strongly urging Congress to avert a government shutdown that could limit funding for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for Mainers as harsh winter weather continues in Maine.

 

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.

 

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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.

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