Press Releases

February 1, 2019 Press Release
BIW hosted a keel laying ceremony for the USS Carl M. Levin

Bath, ME – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer joined U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden to participate in the keel laying ceremony for the USS Carl M. Levin (DDG-120) at Bath Iron Works (BIW).  

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) has been appointed to the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure for the 116th Congress. Golden takes the subcommittee gavel as Maine’s infrastructure needs grow more severe and continue to impact business growth.

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January 29, 2019 Press Release
Congressmen: 800,000 federal workers and their families were denied their pay during the shutdown. It’s time lawmakers faced the same consequences.

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Congressmen Jared Golden (ME-02), joined by Reps. Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) and Max Rose (NY-11), introduced a bipartisan bill today to withhold pay from members of Congress, the President, and the Vice President during a government shutdown.

January 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released a statement following the announcement that an agreement had been reached to end the government shutdown.

January 24, 2019 Press Release
More than 145,000 small businesses in Maine employ over 280,000 workers. Golden: “I pursued a seat on this committee to get things done for our state’s small businesses and ensure they have the tools to grow, look out for their workers, and provide more good jobs to people all over Maine.”

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) was named today to the House Small Business Committee for the 116th Congress. Golden plans to use his position on the committee to bring more small businesses to Maine’s Second District and help the state’s existing businesses grow, innovate, and hire Mainers.

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January 23, 2019 Press Release
Golden also named to Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), appointed last week to the House Armed Services Committee, was named today to two important subcommittees. Golden will sit on the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee and the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee in the 116th Congress.

January 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) and U.S. Representative Jared Golden (D-Maine) today announced that Pines Health Services, a community health center network with five locations throughout Aroostook County, has received $2,209,761 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency within the U.S.

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January 17, 2019 Press Release
Congressman uses first floor speech to urge real solutions that put federal employees back to work and fund effective border security
January 17, 2019 Press Release
Over 600 Maine Coast Guardsmen and reservists aren’t getting paid despite essential role in Maine & across the country

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) took action today to ensure Coast Guardsmen and their families are spared further harm from the government shutdown. Golden cosponsored HR 367, the Pay Our Coast Guard Parity Act, a bipartisan bill to provide regular pay to members of the Coast Guard and reservists when the federal government is shut down.

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