Press Releases

June 30, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) voted yesterday to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act through the House.

June 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement announcing that he would vote yes on H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, when it comes to the floor of the House of Representatives this evening. 

June 25, 2020 Press Release
In a letter to the USDA, the Delegation requests that maple syrup be included as an eligible specialty crop in this program.
June 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — As Mainers continue to report trouble accessing their Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) months after the first funds were disbursed, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and 39 members of Congress pushed the IRS to address questions about delayed payments to families that are struggling to make ends meet.

June 22, 2020 Press Release
Maine distributors were initially left out of the program, but Collins, King, Pingree, and Golden successfully pressed USDA to rectify regional gap in service

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden announced today that Native Maine Produce & Specialty Foods, a Westbrook distribution company, was awarded $1.35 million to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farmers to Families Food Box Program.  

June 19, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation would protect the rights of servicemembers, ensure they are not discriminated against by employers while on active duty

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced today his cosponsorship of H.R. 2750, the Justice for Servicemembers Act.

June 12, 2020 Press Release
More than 82,000 Maine students qualify for the National School Lunch Program

Washington D.C. – Following a bipartisan push from U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden, the U.S.

June 11, 2020 Press Release
Current relief for fisheries, passed as part of the CARES Act in March, has been woefully inadequate, too slow to reach fishermen

Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association, Maine Lobstermen’s Union, Maine Lobstermen’s Association call Golden’s legislation “necessary,” “common-sense”, and could “provide desperately needed resources”

June 10, 2020 Press Release
Maine SBDCs have served more than 1,300 small businesses during COVID-19

WASHINGTON — As Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) report record demand for their no-cost business advising and training services during the COVID-19 pandemic, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers on the House Small Business Committee called on Senate committee leaders today to pass the Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act