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February 3, 2021 Press Release

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. 

February 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins and Representative Jared Golden led 19 of their colleagues in sending letters to the U.S.

February 2, 2021 Press Release

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.

January 29, 2021 Press Release

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. 

January 28, 2021 Press Release

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. 

January 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) led a successful effort to secure a one-year extension for the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) recently as part of the omnibus government funding bill that was signed into law earlier this month. The HCTC helps dozens of Maine retirees, specifically retired workers from the Twin Rivers Paper Mill in Madawaska, afford health insurance. 

January 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and a bipartisan group of his colleagues from the Problem Solvers Caucus joined National Economic Council Director Brian Deese and members of White House economic policy team today for a conference call to discuss the road ahead for further COVID-19 relief legislation. 

Following the meeting, Golden released the following statement:

January 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) today voted against waiving the requirement that retired and former servicemembers take at least seven years between their military service and serving as secretary of defense.


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.