WASHINGTON — Maine’s congressional delegation this week asked the federal agency in charge of managing the nation’s fisheries to extend its public comment period on its draft Biological Opinion (BiOp) on ten fishery management plans in the Greater Atlantic Region.
WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill Friday evening to invest $3.5 billion to expand apprenticeship opportunities across the country.
WASHINGTON — Maine’s congressional delegation wrote to the United States Department of Agriculture this week to express their concerns with the agency’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) guidance for nonindustrial private forest land (NIPF). In December 2020, the agency proposed a threshold for acreage at which a landowner qualifies as NIPF in NRCS programs, which the lawmakers note
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) today announced his intention to vote against sending instructions to committees to begin work on budget reconciliation unless congressional leaders agree to hold an immediate vote to pass funding to speed up COVID-19 vaccine distribution and production.
WASHINGTON — Senator Angus King (I-ME) and Representatives Chellie Pingree (ME-01) and Jared Golden (ME-02) announced today that they are now accepting applications from Mainers interested in working for a number of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) positions in Maine.
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) was named Chairman of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Underserved, Agricultural and Rural Business Development. The subcommittee gavel was Golden’s top choice given his focus on rural small business in the 116th Congress.
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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, Congressman Jared Golden, and Senator Angus King today announced they will convene an eleven-memberadvisory committee to review and provide recommendations to President Biden on candidates to serve as U.S. Attorney for Maine.
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Upset by what he saw as “a cynical move” by congressional leaders, Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden protested their decision to tie several bipartisan measures aimed at lowering prescription drug prices to proposals to strengthen the Affordable Care Act.
Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) pushed Congressional leaders in the House to take steps that would bring back local news access for many residents of Aroostook County.
BETHEL — The majority of Telstar’s Freshman Class traveled to Washington D.C. at the end of March.
Students stayed at a National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md. The center was formerly a women’s college.
The American Loggers Council (ALC) today applauded the introduction of the bipartisan Safe Routes Act of 2019 (H.R. 2453) allowing log trucks to utilize federal interstates for short-haul trips. The legislation was announced today by U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher (R-WI); other original sponsors include U.S.
The top marine resources officials from Maine and New Hampshire, joined by Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden of Maine’s 2nd District, are sharply criticizing the federal government’s efforts to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale and are calling for a slowdown of plans to impose new rules that could be costly for New England’s lobster fleet.
AUGUSTA — Veterans and legislators broke ground Thursday on the future site of Maine Veterans’ Homes’ Augusta campus, celebrating a residential care facility that they said will feel more like home and less like an institution.
BATH — Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer praised the workforce development training taking place in Bath to prepare workers for careers at Bath Iron Works during an Armed Service Committee hearing last week.
Three months into his new job representing Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, Democrat Jared Golden of Lewiston has shown a willingness to break ranks from his party.
MADAWASKA, Maine — Maine’s two U.S. House members are pushing federal officials to approve the state’s application for a $36 million grant to help pay for a new international bridge at Madawaska.
FARMINGTON - U.S. Rep. Jared Golden held a town hall-style meeting at Franklin Memorial Hospital Tuesday evening, discussing ways to improve Mainers' access to health care and some recent developments in Washington D.C.