Press Releases

June 19, 2019 Press Release
Pointing to a lack of evidence showing proposed regulations on Maine lobstermen will help right whales, Golden says NOAA data tool must be peer-reviewed before it can be used to create rules

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.

June 13, 2019 Press Release
House Armed Services Committee passes FY2020 NDAA containing Golden-supported provision to fund construction of three Arleigh Burke-class destroyers & ensure Navy ships will be Bath-built

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.

June 11, 2019 Press Release
Lawmakers introduce bipartisan amendment to block salary increase for members of Congress, prompting House leadership to pull the legislation

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.

June 11, 2019 Press Release
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June 11, 2019 Press Release
Seapower Subcommittee has approved Golden’s measure to ensure shipyards, workers are prepared to meet the needs of Navy’s 355-ship fleet

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.

June 4, 2019 Press Release
Congressman holds open coffee hours, meets with small businesses, veterans, & union groups, and helps open affordable housing complex

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.

May 29, 2019 Press Release

Yesterday, in a letter to Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere Dr. Neil Jacobs, U.S.

May 22, 2019 Press Release
Golden provision to ensure consumer watchdog works for veterans and servicemembers passes as part of the Consumers First Act
May 21, 2019 Press Release
Golden cosponsors No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Jobs Act, new legislation that protects American jobs by taxing domestic & int’l profits at the same rate

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.

May 17, 2019 Press Release
Golden, Gonzalez, Houlahan, Katko, & Gallagher call for “meaningful, bipartisan progress,” rather than the “modest step forward” passed today in the House

WASHINGTON — Motivated by Congress’ inability to address unsustainable prescription drug costs, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) led a bipartisan group of members of Congress today to call out House leadership for their partisanship and unwillingness to take more aggressive action to lower drug prices. Reps.