WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) has introduced legislation to impose a lifetime lobbying ban on members of Congress. The legislation is being proposed as an amendment to H.R. 1, the comprehensive democracy reform bill being considered on the House floor this week.
Early this morning, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) voted against H.R. 1319, a $1.9 trillion legislative package developed by party leaders in an effort to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. After the vote, he released the following statement:
WASHINGTON — Congressmen Jared Golden (ME-02) and Andy Levin (MI-09) led 110 of their colleagues in a letter to House leadership this week calling for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act to be brought directly to the House floor for a vote.
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), an original cosponsor of the Equality Act, voted today to pass the bipartisan legislation through the House of Representatives. The Equality Act extends anti-discrimination protections not just in the workplace, but in every place – in employment, education, access to credit, jury service, federal funding, housing and public accom
WASHINGTON – The For Country Caucus, a non-partisan group of military veterans serving in Congress and dedicated to working together in a nonpartisan way to create a more productive government, announced new leadership and a growing caucus membership for the 117th Congress.
During his campaign, President Biden said “[lobstermen] deserve better. And as President, I will work to protect the livelihood and safety of the fishing community.”
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) has been named a Vice Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee.
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) introduced two bills this week to slow the flood of political money moving to social media advertising, fight the spread of disinformation, and help block foreign influence in American elections.
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and a bipartisan group of 89 House lawmakers are writing to Acting Interior Secretary Scott de la Vega to urge him to immediately reverse a slew of Trump Administration policy changes designed to impede and overburden the nation’s leading public land conservation program.
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When wages temporarily stopped for thousands of federal workers during the government shutdown in January, nearly 100 lawmakers signed over or donated their paycheck to show solidarity.
But Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kan.), elected just weeks earlier, literally couldn’t afford the gesture.
Hoping some of the money might find its way to Maine, 2nd District U.S. Rep. Jared Golden recently persuaded colleagues to back $5 million in additional funding for long-term mental care for veterans.
U.S. Rep. Jared Golden chaired a meeting of the House Small Business Committee, where he heard an earful of complaints about federal policies affecting business. One is a transportation rule affecting young truck drivers.
Maine Congressman Jared Golden and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree are trying to block funding for federal rules that would force Maine lobstermen to take half of their gear-rope out of the water. The issue is part of the debate over how best to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale against potentially deadly entanglement.
Rep. Jared Golden wants to withhold federal funding for the implementation of lobster fishing rules intended to protect the endangered right whale, claiming the government is basing the regulations on an untested scientific tool.
OAKLAND — A visit to Oakland reaffirmed what U.S. Rep. Jared Golden said were already “appropriate priorities” for him in Washington: rural broadband access and bettering the economic climate for small businesses.
TURNER - MSAD 52 Adult Education celebrated the graduation of 20 students on May 31, in a ceremony at Leavitt Area High School. Adult learners completed either the High School Equivalency Tests (HiSET, formerly GED) or the MSAD 52 district diploma during the 2018-19 academic year.
House votes on rules to begin debate on legislation are typically party-line tests. But when nine Democrats voted Tuesday against the rule for an immigration bill, it was a high-water mark for Democratic defections this year.
Still, Democrats are more unified on such votes than the House majority party has been in all but two years of the last decade.
Maine’s congressional delegation issued a letter this week to NOAA’s acting director in an effort to clarify the agency’s mission and goals for right whale protections.