Press Releases

January 11, 2021 Press Release
Golden: “I do not believe there has ever been a clearer case for the immediate impeachment of a president, as well as for his removal from office and disqualification from holding future public office.”

WASHINGTON — After a mob of violent insurrectionists assaulted the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced his support for an article of impeachment against the President of the United States today for his role in the deadly attack. The article of impeachment, introduced by Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01), would impeach the president for inciting insurrection.

January 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement today following hours of violence in which a mob overtook the United States Capitol in an attempt to stop Congress from certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election: 

December 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement today after it was announced that legislation to provide COVID-19 relief and to fund the government through Fiscal Year 2021 had been signed into law by the president:
 

December 22, 2020 Press Release
Congressmen stopped members of Congress from receiving a more than $4,500 pay increase, raising annual salaries to nearly $180,000

WASHINGTON — Congressmen Jared Golden (ME-02) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) announced today that they had defied party leaders and secured a provision to block a pay raise for members of Congress in the government funding bill that passed Congress last night. 

December 22, 2020 Press Release
The funding is modeled on 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 the COVID-19 relief package that passed Congress and was signed into law included $200 million for logging and log hauling businesses that have been seriously impacted by the pandemic and the resulting economic crisis.

December 21, 2020 Press Release
“Today’s vote in Congress is encouraging news at the end of a challenging year… We shouldn’t let the fact that Congress is finally taking action distract from its failure to act sooner.”

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement after the passage of bipartisan legislation to provide COVID-19 relief to millions of Americans and to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year: 

December 21, 2020 Press Release
Young Fishermen’s Development Act heads to president’s desk for his signature into law

WASHINGTON — The House and Senate both passed a bipartisan bill this week to help prepare young Americans for careers in fishing.

December 17, 2020 Press Release
The Maine Delegation worked together to address a current gap in care for Maine veterans living with early-stage dementia

Washington, D.C. — Following unanimous passage by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the State Veterans Homes Domiciliary Care Flexibility Act will be sent to the President to be signed into law.  The legislation was ultimately passed as part of a broad veteran benefits improvements package, the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D.

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December 16, 2020 Press Release
Interest groups’ petition to Department of Commerce attempts end-run around rulemaking process, includes no input from fishermen or the public, ignores ship strikes and entanglements in Canadian waters

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) today urged the U.S. Department of Commerce to reject a petition for emergency interim fishery regulations regarding the North Atlantic right whale.

December 11, 2020 Press Release
Legislation would restore critical funding for safety and training programs like those run by Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association, Maine Lobstermen’s Association, and the Maine Lobstering Union

WASHINGTON — Legislation introduced by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) to bolster safety training programs for fishermen is on its way to the president’s desk to be signed into law.

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