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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Financial Services

As a member of the House Financial Services Committee, Congressman Poliquin works on a wide range of issues related to providing oversight of the financial services sector, helping to grow the American economy, and combatting terrorism financing to protect our national security.

 

With more than 35 years of experience in business, Congressman Poliquin is applying his skills and practices to help grow the economy, remove job-killing regulation and create an environment for job growth in Maine's 2nd District.

 

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May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Two bills put forward by Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), the Senior Safe Act and his bill to help Maine’s small businesses, were included in a bipartisan financial legislation package that passed the House today and is being sent to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

 

March 16, 2018 Press Release

CNN Money: Lawmakers push to put women on quarters

Throughout history, the vast majority of the faces embossed on US coins have belonged to men. But a new bipartisan bill aims to give more women a metal memorial.

http://money.cnn.com/2018/03/15/news/women-quarters-rosie-rios/index.html

 

March 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) and Bruce Poliquin (R-ME-02) introduced H.R. 5308, landmark legislation directing the U.S. Treasury to issue quarters, one from each of the 50 states and the U.S. territories, to honor women who have made significant contributions to America. The governor or executive of each state or territory would recommend a design to the Treasury, in consultation with various stakeholders. If enacted, the quarter program would coincide with the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

 

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. House of Representatives late last month with unanimous support.

 

January 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) Senior Safe Act—a bipartisan bill to help identify, report, and stop financial abuse of Seniors—was included in a package of legislation that passed the U.S. House of Representatives this evening with unanimous support, moving one step closer to becoming law.

 

December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act with broad bipartisan support in a 289-135 vote, including 56 Democrats and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD-05).

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.

 

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—clear the House Financial Services Committee and advance in the House with a unanimous, bipartisan 60-0 vote. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

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. The Congressman noted the impact the breach could have for hundreds of thousands of Mainers, including our seniors.

 

September 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (R-ME-02) and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ-09) reintroduced the bipartisan Senior Safe Act (H.R. 3758), legislation to help identify, report, and stop financial abuse of seniors.