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December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House and Senate both passed a bipartisan bill this week to help prepare young Americans for careers in fishing.

December 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Following unanimous passage by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the State Veterans Homes Domiciliary Care Flexibility Act will be sent to the President to be signed into law.  The legislation was ultimately passed as part of a broad veteran benefits improvements package, the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D.

December 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) today urged the U.S. Department of Commerce to reject a petition for emergency interim fishery regulations regarding the North Atlantic right whale.

December 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Legislation introduced by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) to bolster safety training programs for fishermen is on its way to the president’s desk to be signed into law.

December 10, 2020 Press Release

LEWISTON — Today, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced his office’s nominees to the United States Service Academies—the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, U.S. Military Academy at West Point and U.S.

December 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The conference report of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) — the final version of the legislation — passed the House last night. The legislation contained a number of Congressman Jared Golden’s (ME-02) priorities for American national security, Maine shipbuilders, and servicemembers and their families.

November 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) today sent letters to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy decrying the lack of progress on a larger COVID-19 relief package and urging them to at least develop a plan to address expiring CARES Act provisions before the end of the year.

November 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement in reaction to the Trump Administration’s planned reduction of troops in Afghanistan:

November 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) led a bipartisan group of members of Congress today to press the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee to extend the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) for five years.

October 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden wrote to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today requesting fixes to the Farmers to Families Food Box Program to ensure Maine-based contractors have a fair shot to be selected when the fourth round contracts are awarded.


In The News

February 23, 2019 In The News

BANGOR, Maine — Congressman Jared Golden opened his third district office in Bangor on Saturday.

The office is located on State Street in downtown Bangor. Golden said he held the open house to hear from Mainers and discuss the work he’s doing in Congress. 

February 23, 2019 In The News

The representative fo Maine's Second Congressional District took questions from constituents and talked about his goals this year in Washington, DC 

He said his number one goal was ending the government shutdown

February 21, 2019 In The News

First-term U.S. Rep. Jared Golden joins us to discuss his first weeks on the job representing Maine's 2nd Congressional District. We'll ask about the government shutdown, his committee assignments and first floor speech and the president's decision to declare a national emergency in order to get additional funding for a border wall.

February 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WABI) - Congressman Jared Golden is introducing a bill designed to stop drug companies that try to unfairly raise drug prices.

The bill would punish pharmaceutical companies that raise the price on a drug more than 10 percent within one year.

February 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. — As public frustration with rising prescription drug prices rises, Maine’s four-member congressional delegation is rallying behind efforts to lower the cost.

“Skyrocketing drug prices are making it more and more difficult for Americans to access the treatments they require,” U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, said recently.

February 13, 2019 In The News

2nd District U.S. Rep. Jared Golden is urging his colleagues on the House Small Business Committee to develop an infrastructure package that focuses on small businesses and rural states.

He pressed U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President Thomas Sullivan to lay out the priorities of Chamber members.

February 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — Rep. Jared Golden is spearheading a bill he says will stop drug companies from unfairly hiking prices. 

The freshman Democrat introduced the FLAT Prices plan Wednesday, Feb. 13. which would penalize pharmaceutical companies that "harm consumers with sudden, exorbitant price increases."

February 12, 2019 In The News

The 116th Congress could make history with HR 1, a bold set of reforms that would make it easier for Americans to vote, crack down on money-in-politics corruption, and shine a light on dark money in political campaigns.

February 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Maine legislators have joined a bipartisan group, asking that the U.S. potato industry be considered in trade negotiations with China.

Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and Reps. Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden signed a letter to the Trump administration, asking that the U.S. potato industry be a priority in discussions about the U.S.-China trade deal. 

February 10, 2019 In The News

AUBURN — The inaugural Vets in the Valley event at Lost Valley attracted dozens of veterans and active-duty service people and their families who were offered free lift tickets and ski rentals.

They also were given a chance to connect with an array of resources including employment opportunities and mental health supports.