Press Releases

August 16, 2019 Press Release
Golden and Stauber’s legislation would help develop policies to update and rebuild Maine fire stations, keep firefighters and communities safe

WASHINGTON —  Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) joined Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) to introduce bipartisan legislation to help improve infrastructure at America’s fire stations.

August 15, 2019 Press Release
Old Town Mill, acquired by ND Paper last year, will directly support 130 jobs in the area
August 9, 2019 Press Release
Golden-cosponsored legislation would hold corporations accountable for off-shoring call-center jobs

WASHINGTON —  Working to protect call center jobs in Maine’s Second District, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) cosponsored the bipartisan United States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act of 2019.

August 6, 2019 Press Release
Congressman holds coffee hours with constituents and small business events, pushes for Acadia maintenance, cooks breakfast for Wilton Blueberry Festival attendees, and more

LEWISTON —  Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) had a busy start to the August district work period, meeting with Mainers throughout the Second District. Since taking office in January, the congressman has visited more than 68 towns and cities in the Second District. 

July 31, 2019 Press Release
In spite of programs’ success, Department of Labor plan could weaken requirements, enforcement for many apprenticeship programs

WASHINGTON —  Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) wrote to Acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to raise concerns with the Department of Labor’s proposed changes to Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs).

July 25, 2019 Press Release
House passes Golden-cosponsored Butch Lewis Act, bipartisan legislation to secure multiemployer pensions, save taxpayer money

WASHINGTON —  Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) helped pass legislation he cosponsored this week to save the pensions of at least 1.3 million American workers and retirees. The Rehabilitation Multiemployer Pensions Act, known as the Butch Lewis Act, would take steps to keep multiemployer pensions solvent and continue to provide long-term retirement security for retirees and workers.

July 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) packed his schedule with events and meetings from Stonington to Fort Fairfield this weekend, continuing to prioritize time spent talking with and listening to his constituents.

July 18, 2019 Press Release
House passes Raise the Wage Act, legislation that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2025

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) helped pass historic legislation that would gradually increase paychecks for thousands of workers across the state.

July 17, 2019 Press Release
Golden-cosponsored bill would protect workers’ health care benefits by repealing the “Cadillac Tax”

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) voted today to pass legislation that would protect workers’ health care benefits from additional taxes.

July 16, 2019 Press Release
“Wild blueberry producers have faced tremendous strain due to ongoing trade retaliation and disruption.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Jared Golden (D-Maine) sent a letter urging the U.S.