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March 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and three bipartisan colleagues — Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), and Congressman Peter Meijer (MI-03) — introduced a new bill this month to help Congress reclaim its constitutional war powers by repealing outdated Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMFs).

March 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — After complaints from Maine veterans of significantly extended wait times for travel reimbursement, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) led a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough, joined by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), about the reported holdups.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) voted to pass the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021 (the Dream Act) today. The bill would provide undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children an opportunity to become permanent residents and citizens of the United States.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

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

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

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: 


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.