Press Releases

March 3, 2021 Press Release
The For the People Act, H.R. 1, would fight corruption, shine light on dark money in politics, and strengthen the Voting Rights Act

Golden: “It’s not too late to… reestablish an age of clean politics and a return to a government that doesn’t serve special interests and their shadowy backers or the super rich and well-connected, but that works instead for all of us, for the American people.”

March 1, 2021 Press Release
Golden: “We have to close the revolving door between members of Congress and the lobbying industry and nail it shut.”

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) has introduced legislation to impose a lifetime lobbying ban on members of Congress. The legislation is being proposed as an amendment to H.R. 1, the comprehensive democracy reform bill being considered on the House floor this week. 

February 27, 2021 Press Release

Early this morning, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) voted against H.R. 1319, a $1.9 trillion legislative package developed by party leaders in an effort to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. After the vote, he released the following statement:

February 26, 2021 Press Release
With union representation increasingly important during the pandemic, the 112 lawmakers are calling for a vote on the PRO Act as soon as possible

WASHINGTON — Congressmen Jared Golden (ME-02) and Andy Levin (MI-09) led 110 of their colleagues in a letter to House leadership this week calling for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act to be brought directly to the House floor for a vote.

February 25, 2021 Press Release
Landmark bill would ensure protections for LGBTQ Mainers don’t stop when they leave the state

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), an original cosponsor of the Equality Act, voted today to pass the bipartisan legislation through the House of Representatives. The Equality Act extends anti-discrimination protections not just in the workplace, but in every place – in employment, education, access to credit, jury service, federal funding, housing and public accom

February 25, 2021 Press Release
Jared Golden and Van Taylor will Co-Chair Growing Bipartisan Caucus of U.S. Veterans

WASHINGTON – The For Country Caucus, a non-partisan group of military veterans serving in Congress and dedicated to working together in a nonpartisan way to create a more productive government, announced new leadership and a growing caucus membership for the 117th Congress.

February 24, 2021 Press Release
Lawmakers decry lack of evidence of effectiveness for rules that “may ultimately shut down Maine’s lobster fishery by 2030”

During his campaign, President Biden said “[lobstermen] deserve better. And as President, I will work to protect the livelihood and safety of the fishing community.”

February 17, 2021 Press Release
Congressman will also serve on House Armed Services Subcommittee for Readiness

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) has been named a Vice Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee.

February 16, 2021 Press Release
Political ad spending is increasingly moving online, where it is difficult to trace and verify

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) introduced two bills this week to slow the flood of political money moving to social media advertising, fight the spread of disinformation, and help block foreign influence in American elections.