Press Releases

August 14, 2020 Press Release

LEWISTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08), the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Subcontracting and Infrastructure, introduced the bipartisan Small Business Last Mile Act today.

August 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Continuing his mission to improve mental health care for his fellow American veterans, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) introduced legislation today that would create a new pilot program to pioneer mental health telemedicine services for veterans in rural areas. Golden introduced the bill with a Republican Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03). 

August 4, 2020 Press Release
The RESTART Act is gaining bipartisan momentum as recognition grows that small businesses need relief designed to help them weather ongoing pandemic

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and Congressman Mike Kelly (PA-16) led 22 bipartisan House members today to urge House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minor

July 30, 2020 Press Release
Canadian truckers may be conducting illegal point-to-point transportation of logs within Maine

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) called on officials of three government agencies to investigate allegations of Canadian truckers operating illegally in Maine. Multiple stakeholders in Maine’s logging community have voiced their concerns that Canadians are violating cabotage laws by using H2-A visas to illegally pick up and drop off loads of timber within the United States. 

July 24, 2020 Press Release
Legislation would overturn administration’s ‘Muslim ban,’ prevent future administrations from denying entry to the country based on religion

The NO BAN Act preserves the administration’s right to restrict travel to protect the country against communicable disease

July 22, 2020 Press Release
The bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, introduced by Golden and 11 of his colleagues, would tackle a nearly $12 billion national maintenance backlog, permanently fund LWCF
July 22, 2020 Press Release
House Passes Golden, King Legislation to Make Nat’l Parks Free for Gold Star Families

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02)’s Gold Star Families Park Pass Act, introduced in March with Sen. Angus King (I-ME), passed the House as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) yesterday evening. 

July 21, 2020 Press Release
Under lawmakers’ bill, logging & hauling businesses that have experienced losses of 10 percent or more would qualify for direct payments from USDA

In Maine, timber harvest expected to be down over 20 percent in 2020 due in large part to COVID-19, Androscoggin Mill explosion