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February 23, 2019 In The News

BANGOR, Maine — Congressman Jared Golden opened his third district office in Bangor on Saturday.

The office is located on State Street in downtown Bangor. Golden said he held the open house to hear from Mainers and discuss the work he’s doing in Congress. 

February 23, 2019 In The News

The representative fo Maine's Second Congressional District took questions from constituents and talked about his goals this year in Washington, DC 

He said his number one goal was ending the government shutdown

February 21, 2019 In The News

First-term U.S. Rep. Jared Golden joins us to discuss his first weeks on the job representing Maine's 2nd Congressional District. We'll ask about the government shutdown, his committee assignments and first floor speech and the president's decision to declare a national emergency in order to get additional funding for a border wall.

February 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WABI) - Congressman Jared Golden is introducing a bill designed to stop drug companies that try to unfairly raise drug prices.

The bill would punish pharmaceutical companies that raise the price on a drug more than 10 percent within one year.

February 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. — As public frustration with rising prescription drug prices rises, Maine’s four-member congressional delegation is rallying behind efforts to lower the cost.

“Skyrocketing drug prices are making it more and more difficult for Americans to access the treatments they require,” U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, said recently.

February 13, 2019 In The News

2nd District U.S. Rep. Jared Golden is urging his colleagues on the House Small Business Committee to develop an infrastructure package that focuses on small businesses and rural states.

He pressed U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President Thomas Sullivan to lay out the priorities of Chamber members.

February 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — Rep. Jared Golden is spearheading a bill he says will stop drug companies from unfairly hiking prices. 

The freshman Democrat introduced the FLAT Prices plan Wednesday, Feb. 13. which would penalize pharmaceutical companies that "harm consumers with sudden, exorbitant price increases."

February 12, 2019 In The News

The 116th Congress could make history with HR 1, a bold set of reforms that would make it easier for Americans to vote, crack down on money-in-politics corruption, and shine a light on dark money in political campaigns.

February 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Maine legislators have joined a bipartisan group, asking that the U.S. potato industry be considered in trade negotiations with China.

Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and Reps. Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden signed a letter to the Trump administration, asking that the U.S. potato industry be a priority in discussions about the U.S.-China trade deal. 

February 10, 2019 In The News

AUBURN — The inaugural Vets in the Valley event at Lost Valley attracted dozens of veterans and active-duty service people and their families who were offered free lift tickets and ski rentals.

They also were given a chance to connect with an array of resources including employment opportunities and mental health supports.