Press Releases

March 18, 2021 Press Release
Congressional leaders blocked another opportunity to address the issue with the Farm Workforce Modernization Act today

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and Maine Senate President Troy Jackson (D-Allagash) released a joint statement today in response to Congress yet again taking action to reform the H-2A visa program without addressing loopholes that have enabled Canadian truckers to unfairly exploit and take American jobs. 

March 17, 2021 Press Release
Legislation includes provision affirming Maine tribal nations’ authority to prosecute domestic violence perpetrators in tribal courts

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) voted today for the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021. The legislation reauthorizes and expands the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), landmark legislation to address domestic violence, sexual assault, and related issues. He previously supported the bill when it passed the House in 2019.

March 17, 2021 Press Release
The amendment would remove the arbitrary deadline for constitutional ratification

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) voted for a H.J.Res.17 today, legislation that would remove the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). If ratified, the ERA would provide Constitutional protection against discrimination on the basis of sex. 

March 16, 2021 Press Release

Congressmen Jared Golden (ME-02) and Mike Bost (IL-12) today introduced the Rural Education Investment Act in the House of Representatives. The bipartisan legislation helps address teacher shortages in rural schools by requiring the U.S.

March 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement following his votes against two firearms bills in the House, H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446: 

March 10, 2021 Press Release
Golden: “Borrowing and spending hundreds of billions more in excess of meeting the most urgent needs poses a risk to both our economic recovery and the priorities I would like to work with the Biden Administration to achieve, like rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure and fixing our broken and unaffordable healthcare system.”

WASHINGTON — After voting against the $1.9 trillion legislative package to address the coronavirus pandemic last month, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) will once again vote against the legislation after it was amended by the Senate. Before the vote, he released the following statement: 

March 9, 2021 Press Release

After leading a letter signed by more than 100 colleagues to House leadership calling for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act to be brought to the House floor for a vote, the House passed the bipartisan bill with the support of Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) toda

March 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA)Jared Golden (D-ME) and U.S.

March 5, 2021 Press Release
Golden cites inadequate NEPA review, lack of public input on DOE process to call for Biden administration review of the permit

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) wrote today to U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to push for an agency review of the presidential permit for the Central Maine Power (CMP) New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) line that addresses the lack of public input for the permit.

March 3, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement today after his vote against H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.