Press Releases

September 24, 2021 Press Release
Bill contains Golden’s provisions authorizing a new multi-year contract for DDG-51 destroyers, and the construction of three DDG-51s next year

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives passed the annual defense authorization bill late last night, including several measures won by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) to protect Maine shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works (BIW) and the future shipbuilding workforce, strengthen national defense, and support American servicemembers.

September 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden sent a letter to U.S.

September 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Congressman Jared Golden announced that Aroostook Mental Health Center (AMHC) has been awarded $2.5 million to support and expand their Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services.

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September 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden announced today that the U.S.

September 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins, Angus King, and Congressman Jared Golden announced that Aroostook Mental Health Center has been awarded $1 million to combat the opioid crisis in Northern Maine. The funding was awarded through the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP).

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September 2, 2021 Press Release
Legislation contains Golden’s measure authorizing a new multi-year contract for DDG-51 destroyers, as well as three DDG-51s next year

WASHINGTON — The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) approved its annual defense authorization bill early this morning, including a number of provisions secured by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) to protect Maine’s shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works (BIW) and the future shipbuilding workforce, bolster national defense, and support American service

September 1, 2021 Press Release
Amendment to House defense budget bill would put defense spending on par with Senate, including additional DDG-51 destroyers that could be built at BIW

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), Vice-Chair of the House Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, cosponsored an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) today that would authorize construction of a third DDG-51 destroyer in FY 2022 and provide advance procurement funding for a third ship in FY 2023, among other provis

August 31, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden, and Governor Janet Mills issued this statement following the release of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Rule:

August 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Following attacks by terrorist organizations in Afghanistan that have killed American servicemembers, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement. 

August 24, 2021 Press Release
Golden: “After weeks of work… we have secured a standalone vote on the bipartisan infrastructure package by September 27th”

WASHINGTON — After a weeks-long campaign to press House leadership to split apart consideration of the bipartisan infrastructure bill from the passage of a $3.5 trillion reconciliation package, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and a group of eight of his House colleagues secured an agreement that successfully prevents the two bills from being tied

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