Golden’s provision would require Department of Defense to pilot the use of mass timber products in military construction, offer Maine’s forest products industry new markets
WASHINGTON — In the House Armed Forces Readiness Subcommittee markup of the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) secured a provision yesterday that would direct the Department of Defense to conduct a pilot program for the use of mass timber products in military construction.
Subcommittee also approves Golden-led effort to reinstate planned DDG-51 destroyer for FY2022
Congressman kills provision to require electronic transmission of medication prescribing info, which would put hundreds of jobs at Twin Rivers Paper Mill in Madawaska at risk
WASHINGTON — After months of advocacy, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) successfully worked to defeat an amendment backed by the pharmaceutical lobby that would have jeopardized hundreds of good-paying Maine jobs.
Legislation could build on Maine’s first-in-the-nation PFAS ban
PFAS Action Act contains Golden provision to help protect firefighters from PFAS on the job
The Canadian government has announced that fully-vaccinated Americans can cross the border beginning August 9th, while reports indicate the U.S. will extend restrictions through August 21st
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The funding is provided through legislation authored by Sen. Collins and Rep. Golden and co-sponsored by Sen. King and Rep. Pingree
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced that $200 million is now available for logging and log hauling businesses that have been seriously impacted by the pandemic.
Speaker Pelosi has stated her intention to hold a bipartisan infrastructure deal until a Democrat-only bill can pass the House
Members to Pelosi: “We strongly urge — and pledge to work with you to bring about — a House vote on this legislation before the August recess and without any unnecessary or artificial delay upon arrival from the Senate.”
Small business stakeholders testify about lack of SBA presence in rural areas
WASHINGTON — In a hearing of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Underserved, Agricultural, and Rural Business Development chaired by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) today, the congressman focused on gaps in Small Business Administration (SBA) services for rural small businesses and the need for an active S
House Defense Subcommittee Appropriations Bill rejects proposed DDG-51 cut
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released a statement today following the release of the Fiscal Year 2022 Defense Subcommittee Appropriations Bill. The bill appropriates funds for two DDG-51 destroyers, rejecting the reduction sought by the Biden Administration in their budget request a month earlier.
In March, Golden co-led introduction of bipartisan bill to repeal both AUMFs
WASHINGTON — Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bipartisan bills championed by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) to help Congress reclaim its constitutional war powers by rescinding outdated Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMFs).