Legislation would overturn administration’s ‘Muslim ban,’ prevent future administrations from denying entry to the country based on religion
The NO BAN Act preserves the administration’s right to restrict travel to protect the country against communicable disease
Lawmakers: “[Treasury] and [SBA] appear to be capable of correcting the error right now”
The bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, introduced by Golden and 11 of his colleagues, would tackle a nearly $12 billion national maintenance backlog, permanently fund LWCF
House Passes Golden, King Legislation to Make Nat’l Parks Free for Gold Star Families
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02)’s Gold Star Families Park Pass Act, introduced in March with Sen. Angus King (I-ME), passed the House as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) yesterday evening.
Under lawmakers’ bill, logging & hauling businesses that have experienced losses of 10 percent or more would qualify for direct payments from USDA
In Maine, timber harvest expected to be down over 20 percent in 2020 due in large part to COVID-19, Androscoggin Mill explosion
Amendment would protect the rights of servicemembers against predatory lenders, telephone companies, and more
Exposure to burn pits may be linked to respiratory issues for American servicemembers in Iraq and Afghanistan
WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced legislation he is introducing with Republican Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-01) to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs to collect important data from veterans being screened for COVID-19 who have also been exposed to harmful toxins from burn pits during service in Afghanistan and Iraq. The Pandemic Care for Burn Pi
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Many VFWs, American Legion Halls, and other VSOs are reeling as bingo nights, facility rentals, and karaoke are cancelled due to COVID-19
Relying on volunteers rather than employees, many VSOs can only receive $1,000 from disaster relief program
Congressman’s Plan to Fix a Broken Washington includes 14 bills to restore Americans’ faith in their government, make Congress work better
Plan includes original bills to crack down on dark money and stamp out improper behavior by family members of POTUS, VPOTUS, cabinet officials, and members of Congress