WASHINGTON — As lobstermen across the state grapple with the potential impacts of reducing their vertical lines by as much as 50 percent, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) introduced an amendment to effectively block the proposed reductions from implementation.
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) helped secure important provisions for America’s national security, Maine shipyard workers, National Guardsmen, universities, and manufacturers in the defense funding bill that passed out of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) early this morning.
WASHINGTON — As Congressional committees moved forward with legislation that included a salary increase for members of Congress, Congressmen Jared Golden (ME-02) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced an amendment to block the pay raise.
WASHINGTON — As this year’s defense funding bill nears a vote on the House floor, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), a member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), secured an important shipbuilding provision for inclusion in the final bill. Golden’s measure directs the Navy to develop and implement a plan to grow and train the workforce necessary to achieve a 355-ship fleet.
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) continued his listening tour throughout the Second District with a packed 10-day district work period. The congressman spent his time listening to local leaders, workers, small business owners, and constituents in Millinocket, Lincoln, Milo, Etna, South Paris, Bar Harbor, Bangor, Lewiston, and Turner.
Yesterday, in a letter to Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere Dr. Neil Jacobs, U.S.
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) today announced his cosponsorship of the No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Jobs Act. The legislation would reverse harmful provisions in the 2017 tax bill that encourage corporations to move jobs and production to foreign countries.
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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.
MILO — U.S. Rep. Jared Golden, D-Maine spent Saturday, May 25 visiting with constituents from the Milo/Brownville area and touring local businesses.
Upset by what he saw as “a cynical move” by congressional leaders, Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden protested their decision to tie several bipartisan measures aimed at lowering prescription drug prices to proposals to strengthen the Affordable Care Act.
Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) pushed Congressional leaders in the House to take steps that would bring back local news access for many residents of Aroostook County.
BETHEL — The majority of Telstar’s Freshman Class traveled to Washington D.C. at the end of March.
Students stayed at a National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md. The center was formerly a women’s college.
The American Loggers Council (ALC) today applauded the introduction of the bipartisan Safe Routes Act of 2019 (H.R. 2453) allowing log trucks to utilize federal interstates for short-haul trips. The legislation was announced today by U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher (R-WI); other original sponsors include U.S.
The top marine resources officials from Maine and New Hampshire, joined by Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden of Maine’s 2nd District, are sharply criticizing the federal government’s efforts to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale and are calling for a slowdown of plans to impose new rules that could be costly for New England’s lobster fleet.
AUGUSTA — Veterans and legislators broke ground Thursday on the future site of Maine Veterans’ Homes’ Augusta campus, celebrating a residential care facility that they said will feel more like home and less like an institution.
BATH — Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer praised the workforce development training taking place in Bath to prepare workers for careers at Bath Iron Works during an Armed Service Committee hearing last week.
Three months into his new job representing Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, Democrat Jared Golden of Lewiston has shown a willingness to break ranks from his party.