Press Releases

December 5, 2019 Press Release
Golden writes Central Maine Power urging company to consider PLA

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) wrote to executives of Central Maine Power (CMP) and parent company Avangrid today to express his desire that the company consider entering into a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) with local unions for its New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) project. 

December 4, 2019 Press Release
Collins, King, Pingree, & Golden ask NOAA for clarity on peer-review implementation, impact of Canadian fisheries in new draft regulations. Delegation also calls on NOAA to remove inaccurate information that maligns Maine lobster fishery on official website

WASHINGTON — Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), and Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) pressed the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) over the accuracy of the data and assumptions the agency is using to craft new regulations on Maine’s lobstermen. 

December 4, 2019 Press Release
Golden talks with veterans about health care, services, and benefits

DIXFIELD — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) held a town hall meeting at the Dixfield American Legion Monday evening to hear about the issues facing local veterans and their families. Golden answered questions about his work to improve health care for American veterans and to make sure vets receive the full benefits and services they’ve earned.

November 25, 2019 Press Release
Golden joins bipartisan effort looking to fix an unfair rule penalizing Mainers drawing on Social Security

WASHINGTON —  To help Maine teachers, firefighters, police officers, and other dedicated public servants keep more of the money they’ve earned, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) has signed on to a new bipartisan bill that would amend the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) to protect the Social Security benefits many public servants have paid into for years.

November 20, 2019 Press Release
To help Mainers access important drug information, Golden introduces bill to require that drug manufacturers provide hard copies of medication information

WASHINGTON — To ensure that rural Americans and seniors continue to have access to important information about their medications, and to protect hundreds of good-paying Maine jobs, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) introduced the Patients’ Right to Know Their Medication Act of 2019 this week. Republican Congressman Buddy Carter (GA-01) joined Golden to introduce the legislation.

November 15, 2019 Press Release
Legislation would reauthorize and revamp the Export-Import Bank, which supports more than $36 million in Maine exports. Baxter Brewing, Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound, & Auburn Manufacturing Co. among businesses who have used EXIM to expand their businesses

WASHINGTON — Focused on protecting Maine jobs and helping businesses succeed, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) voted today to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) and address significant problems that have held the agency back from growing exports of American-made products and supporting thousands of American jobs. 

November 13, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Golden joins veterans, small businesses, loggers, and other Mainers in Caribou, Fort Kent, Allagash, Wallagrass, Bangor, Trenton, Hermon, and Orono

BANGOR — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) travelled throughout Aroostook and Penobscot Counties last week and over the weekend meeting with his constituents and staying connected to communities across the Second District. 

November 6, 2019 Press Release
Following an October request from Golden, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has provided 600-pages of information relating to CMP’s proposed NECEC transmission line to Golden’s office
November 1, 2019 Press Release
Army Corps of Engineers will hold public hearing in Lewiston on December 5th, release requested documents

WASHINGTON — Following an October 16th letter from Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) to the U.S.

October 30, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released a statement today in advance of Thursday’s vote on H. Res. 660, which establishes the procedures for the public phase of the House impeachment inquiry: