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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

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March 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is calling on lawmakers to boost funding to enhance security at local schools and provide more support for community law enforcement.

 

March 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) legislation to help business development and job creation in Old Town passed the U.S. Senate unanimously, clearing the way for the bill to be signed into law.

 

March 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a founding member of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, is leading on bipartisan legislation—along with Congresswoman Ann Kuster (D-NH-02) and Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-WV-03)—to direct the $1 billion in federal funding allocated to combat the opioid crisis to states such as Maine that have been hit hardest by the epidemic.

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March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is announcing that $10,836,220 has been awarded to the Maine Department of Transportation for projects to replace three structurally deficient highway bridges in Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties.

 

February 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an outspoken advocate for preserving traditional uses and timber harvesting in Maine’s working forests, released the following statement on the announcement of yet another cross-laminated timber (CLT) manufacturer, SmartLam, LLC of Montana, expanding their operations to Maine in just the last week, with the goal of creating 100 n

February 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is applauding the creation of 120 jobs in Jay, Maine with the restart of Verso Mill’s operations:

 

February 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The AARP is endorsing Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) bipartisan Senior Safe Act, a bill that will help protect Seniors in Maine from being exploited by scams and fraud. The Senior Safe Act passed the U.S.

February 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), who fought hard to make sure the working forests of the Katahdin Region can remain open for responsible and sustainable timber harvesting after more than 87,000 acres of land in the area was absorbed by the federal government in 2016 with the creation of a national monument, is applauding today’s announcement fro

February 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an original cosponsor and strong supporter of the Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, released the following statement on the White House’s 2019 Fiscal Year Budget request—the first step in the budget process that is ultimately written, voted on, and passed by the U.S. Congress:

 

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