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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine


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December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Democratic Leader of the Maine State Senate, Troy Jackson (D-Allagash), said this week he appreciates Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) for his successful efforts to fight against illegal and unfair foreign trade, resulting in a sweeping decision by the Nation’s top trade officials to impose tariffs on Chinese imports and level the playing field for 161 worker

December 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is calling on Congress to find a permanent legislative solution for DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, before the end of December. The letter from the 34 Republican lawmakers states:


December 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced that he has nominated 14 students from Maine’s 2nd District to attend one of our Nation’s prestigious military service academies next year. The Congressman will personally call each nominee to congratulate them. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:


December 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a sweeping 4-0 vote, the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Nation’s top federal trade officials, ruled in favor of Maine forest products jobs against illegal Chinese subsidies, after Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) strongly implored them to do so at a hear

December 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A comprehensive tax reform proposal, which will double the standard deduction for the average Maine family and retain the highest tax rate for top earners, had improvements made to it by Senator Susan Collins (ME) and others that Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) strongly supports. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:


November 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In the wake of serious failures at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that could have put Veterans at risk nationwide, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) grilled the department’s top officials at a Veterans Affairs Committee hearing,

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives today unanimously approved a measure from Congressman Bruce Poliquin (R-ME-02), Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA-14), and a bipartisan group of lawmakers that would make changes to rules on Capitol Hill to require Members of Congress and their staffs to undergo workplace sexual harassment awareness and prevention training.

November 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) will participate in a hearing he requested as a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee after the Government Accountability Office (GAO), a nonpartisan watchdog, produced a scathing report detailing the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) fai

November 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – During a busy week in Washington, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his fourth bill this year pass out of a committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) voted to move forward the House tax reform proposal, which keeps intact the current highest tax rate for top earners. The Congressman released the following statement: