Press Releases

June 3, 2021 Press Release

BATH, MAINE—Maine’s U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree (ME-01) and Jared Golden (ME-02) today hosted House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee Chairman Joe Courtney (CT-02) at Bath Iron Works, where the three lawmakers highlighted the facility’s value to the Navy’s mission.

June 3, 2021 Press Release
Coast Guard stopping Maine fishermen for violating mask requirements intended for ferries and cruise lines

LEWISTON — After hearing from fishermen in his district, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) yesterday pressed two federal agencies to update their mask requirements for commercial fishing vessels. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has stopped and issued warnings to Maine fishermen in recent weeks for not wearing masks on their boats. 

May 27, 2021 Press Release
Earlier this month, the Delegation wrote to President Biden highlighting the national security implications of deviating from current multiyear procurement contract

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) and Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Jared Golden (D-ME) expressed their opposition to the inclusion of only one DDG-51 Flight III destroyer in President Joe Biden’s budget request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, and committed to advocating for increased procurement of the destroyers.

May 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-08) recently introduced the Congressional and Executive Foreign Lobbying Ban. The bipartisan bill would ban members of Congress, senior executive branch officials, and general and flag officers of the Armed Forces from lobbying on behalf of foreign interests.

May 19, 2021 Press Release
The Department of Defense may request only a single destroyer for FY 2022, which would deviate from current multiyear contract and harm national security

Washington, D.C. –U.S.

May 13, 2021 Press Release
Bill would simplify the process for rural small businesses applying for disaster relief

WASHINGTON —  Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) introduced the Disaster Assistance for Rural Small Businesses Act today. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) and Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate.

May 13, 2021 Press Release
Delegation will begin accepting applications on May 15th

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, Jr., and U.S.

May 7, 2021 Press Release
Winning Lewiston entry to be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building

WASHINGTON — This week, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced the winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Maine’s Second District.

April 26, 2021 Press Release
Lawmakers sent a letter today to the Biden Administration with specific asks for expanding Medicare

Washington D.C.— Today, Representatives Joe Neguse, Pramila Jayapal, Conor Lamb and Jared Golden led an ideologically diverse group of over 80 lawmakers in a letter to President Joe Biden calling for him to expand Medicare through the American Families Plan.