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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Maine Fraternal Order of Police: “The Protect and Serve Act… is exactly what’s needed by today’s law enforcement officers.”
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released a statement today following his vote against the updated HEROES Act late last night.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Freshman Democratic Congressman Jared Golden has introduced a bipartisan bill that would withhold pay from members of Congress and the president during government shutdowns.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.