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September 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins, Angus King, and Congressman Jared Golden announced that Aroostook Mental Health Center has been awarded $1 million to combat the opioid crisis in Northern Maine. The funding was awarded through the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP).

September 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) approved its annual defense authorization bill early this morning, including a number of provisions secured by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) to protect Maine’s shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works (BIW) and the future shipbuilding workforce, bolster national defense, and support American service

September 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), Vice-Chair of the House Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, cosponsored an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) today that would authorize construction of a third DDG-51 destroyer in FY 2022 and provide advance procurement funding for a third ship in FY 2023, among other provis

August 31, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden, and Governor Janet Mills issued this statement following the release of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Rule:

August 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Following attacks by terrorist organizations in Afghanistan that have killed American servicemembers, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement. 

August 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — After a weeks-long campaign to press House leadership to split apart consideration of the bipartisan infrastructure bill from the passage of a $3.5 trillion reconciliation package, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and a group of eight of his House colleagues secured an agreement that successfully prevents the two bills from being tied

August 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) joined workers from the Laborers’ International Union of North America at the Piscataqua River Bridge in Kittery yesterday to call on House leadership to immediately bring the bipartisan infrastructure package to the floor for a vote.

August 18, 2021 Press Release

For Downeast Maine proposed closure alone, Pew’s proposal is estimated to reduce risk to whales by just 1.7%, while causing $22 million in losses for local lobstermen  

August 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01) introduced legislation today to ban former members of Congress from ever working as federal lobbyists.


In The News

May 20, 2019 In The News

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.

May 14, 2019 In The News

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.

May 9, 2019 In The News

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.

May 2, 2019 In The News

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.

April 24, 2019 In The News

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.

April 18, 2019 In The News

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.

April 15, 2019 In The News

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.

April 8, 2019 In The News

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.

March 22, 2019 In The News

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.

March 21, 2019 In The News

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.