WASHINGTON — Maine’s congressional delegation wrote to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough this week urging him not to delay construction of a new veterans mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) facility in Maine. The delegation has learned that construction of the new 24-bed facility at Togus may experience delays due to new guidance from the VA.
Bill would help train next generation of Maine loggers as an estimated 2,000 loggers retire over the next decade
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) voted to pass the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act through the House today. The NO BAN Act would solidify protections against religious discrimination in travel restrictions and ensure that future policies restricting travel are in response to particular concerns with individual count
Washington, D.C.— Today on 4/20, House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA), and Rep. Jared Golden (D-ME) reintroduced legislation to open several Small Business Administration (SBA) programs to small firms operating in the legal cannabis sector.
In the 2020 cycle, corporate PACs spent over $400 million on elections nationally
WASHINGTON — Today, Representatives Jared Golden (ME-2) and Josh Harder (CA-10) introduced their Ban Corporate PACs Act which would ban all corporate Political Action Committees (PACs).
WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) will vote to pass H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, through the House today. The legislation would help reduce the disparity in pay between men and women in America by strengthening the Equal Pay Act of 1963, improving salary transparency, and providing women more tools to fight pay discrimination.
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WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and three bipartisan colleagues — Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), and Congressman Peter Meijer (MI-03) — introduced a new bill this month to help Congress reclaim its constitutional war powers by repealing outdated Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMFs).
WASHINGTON — After complaints from Maine veterans of significantly extended wait times for travel reimbursement, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) led a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough, joined by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), about the reported holdups.
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U.S. Rep. Jared Golden, a Democrat who ousted incumbent Republican Bruce Poliquin last year in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, will serve on the House Armed Services Committee, his spokesman announced Tuesday.
LEWISTON — It is time for congressional leaders and President Donald Trump “to stop hiding and show a little leadership” to end the longest federal government shutdown in the nation’s history, U.S. Rep. Jared Golden said Monday.
Federal legislation aimed at allowing marine harvesting to occur along Acadia National Park’s tidal mudflats and requiring congressional approval for any expansion of the national park has been reintroduced in Congress.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Jared Golden announced on Jan. 9 the hiring of key staff members to serve in his Maine and D.C. offices.
Golden was sworn in last week and has opened offices in Caribou, Lewiston and Washington, D.C.