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June 3, 2021 Press Release

BATH, MAINE—Maine’s U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree (ME-01) and Jared Golden (ME-02) today hosted House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee Chairman Joe Courtney (CT-02) at Bath Iron Works, where the three lawmakers highlighted the facility’s value to the Navy’s mission.

June 3, 2021 Press Release

LEWISTON — After hearing from fishermen in his district, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) yesterday pressed two federal agencies to update their mask requirements for commercial fishing vessels. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has stopped and issued warnings to Maine fishermen in recent weeks for not wearing masks on their boats. 

May 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) and Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Jared Golden (D-ME) expressed their opposition to the inclusion of only one DDG-51 Flight III destroyer in President Joe Biden’s budget request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, and committed to advocating for increased procurement of the destroyers.

May 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-08) recently introduced the Congressional and Executive Foreign Lobbying Ban. The bipartisan bill would ban members of Congress, senior executive branch officials, and general and flag officers of the Armed Forces from lobbying on behalf of foreign interests.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON —  Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) introduced the Disaster Assistance for Rural Small Businesses Act today. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) and Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, Jr., and U.S.

May 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — This week, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced the winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Maine’s Second District.

April 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Today, Representatives Joe Neguse, Pramila Jayapal, Conor Lamb and Jared Golden led an ideologically diverse group of over 80 lawmakers in a letter to President Joe Biden calling for him to expand Medicare through the American Families Plan.



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.