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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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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.

 

June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced his support for the Financial CHOICE Act.

 

This bill will make important improvements to financial regulations to end big Wall Street bank bailouts, impose the most severe penalties in history for financial criminals, relieve Maine’s community banks and local credit unions of smothering regulatory burdens, and create stronger safeguards for consumers.

 

May 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last night, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) had his first bill pass the U.S. House of Representatives in the new Congress. The Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act, which passed with unanimous, bipartisan support 406-0, will make it easier for small businesses to hire more workers by improving the resources available to them. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:

 

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Bruce Poliquin (R-ME-02) and Juan Vargas (D-CA-51) are reintroducing the Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act (H.R. 1312), a bipartisan bill that will make it easier for small businesses to hire more workers by improving the resources available to them. The bill passed the House in the last Congress with broad bipartisan support.