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October 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Following the introduction of legislation earlier this year by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and Senator Angus King (I-ME) to make admission to national parks free for Gold Star Families – an idea proposed to Congressman Golden by a constituent – the U.S. Department of the Interior announced earlier today it would implement the lawmakers’ proposal nationwide.

October 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced three new sets of loans and grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), providing more than $6.5 million in additional support for projects in Maine.

October 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Maine’s Congressional Delegation and Governor Janet Mills welcomed the announcement today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made farmers throughout Maine eligible for disaster relief assistance due to the drought. 

October 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — To help protect Maine loggers and logging businesses, today Representative Jared Golden (ME-02), Representative Chellie Pingree (ME-01), and Representative David Rouzer (NC-07) led a group of 15 bipartisan members of Congress to call on the U.S.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced today his cosponsorship of a resolution that would effectively halt an Executive Order that temporarily deferred the collection of payroll taxes. Since payroll taxes help fund Social Security, the order could also do lasting damage to the Social Security system. 

October 6, 2020 Press Release

LEWISTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released a statement following the president’s announcement that he is withdrawing the administration from COVID-19 relief negotiations, effectively halting progress towards a deal: 

October 5, 2020 Press Release

Maine Fraternal Order of Police: “The Protect and Serve Act… is exactly what’s needed by today’s law enforcement officers.” 

October 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released a statement today following his vote against the updated HEROES Act late last night. 

September 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) led a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers to call on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Committee leadership to preserve language from his Gold Star Families Park Pass Act in the FY21 NDAA.

September 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment to the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act yesterday offered by Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) to support Maine loggers and the biomass industry and promote Maine’s role in the renewable energy economy. 


In The News

February 7, 2019 In The News

Calling President Donald Trump’s proposed revision of the North American Free Trade Agreement “NAFTA 2.0,” U.S. Rep. Jared Golden of Maine joined a handful of Democratic colleagues in vowing to oppose the deal without major changes.

“Putting a new paint job on the old NAFTA won’t work,” the 2nd District congressman said in a prepared statement.

February 1, 2019 In The News

PORTLAND, Maine — By the end of the day Friday, federal workers who went weeks without pay during the government shutdown will finally get the money they deserve.

"Every morning we'd wake up during the shutdown time frame and we're just kind of hoping that that would be the day that he would get paid and things would go back to normal, and every day it wasn't,” Lindsay Scott said.

January 30, 2019 In The News

Freshman Democratic Congressman Jared Golden has introduced a bipartisan bill that would withhold pay from members of Congress and the president during government shutdowns.

January 29, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Maine Congressman Jared Golden along with Reps. Dan Crenshaw, of Texas, and Max Rose, of New York, say they will introduce a bipartisan bill on Tuesday to withhold pay from members of Congress, the president, and the vice president during a government shutdown.

January 29, 2019 In The News

Following the five-week closure of much of the federal government, U.S. Rep. Jared Golden has introduced a bipartisan measure that calls for withholding the pay of members of Congress, the president and vice president during a government shutdown.

January 29, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — Freshman U.S. Rep. Jared Golden from Maine is wasting no time in Congress working on legislation. 

Golden introduced the Solidarity in Salary Act of 2019 on the House floor Tuesday to put pressure on members of the legislative and executive branch during government shutdowns.

January 24, 2019 In The News

BATH – Maine’s newest member of Congress has been appointed to a pair of subcommittees that could allow him to influence policy about shipbuilding, which is a major employer in the state.

January 17, 2019 In The News

The Bangor Daily News Jan 7. editorial, “ Maine Democrats ride wave of campaign cash,” points out that in the 2018 elections, outside groups supporting Democrats outspent their Republican counterparts in Maine.

January 17, 2019 In The News

PORTLAND (WGME) – The partial government shutdown has now dragged into day 27 with still no end in sight.

This week, thousands of active duty Coast Guard members didn't get their paychecks.

For the first time in history, Coast Guard service members aren't being paid during this lapse in government funding.

January 17, 2019 In The News

Newly elected U.S. Rep. Jared Golden will soon have a presence in the Bangor area: His staff expects to open a district office on the first floor of 6 State St. in downtown Bangor next month.