Rep. Jared Golden

Maine’s Congressional delegation is urging the Navy to take steps to protect workers at Bath Iron Works and the Portsmouth Naval shipyard from the spread of the coronavirus.

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The U.S. House has passed a pro-labor measure backed by Maine's two Democratic representatives. Supporters say the measure would empower workers.

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Maine's congressional delegation is trying to up the pressure on federal fisheries regulators to look beyond the state's lobster industry when seeking to reduce threats to the endangered North Atlantic right whale.

Maine Congressman Jared Golden and a bipartisan congressional group are calling for repeal of the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUFM) that was passed in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks.

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Maine's two U.S. Representatives were joined by House colleagues from both parties Friday at Bath Iron Works (BIW) to deliver a simple message: "we've got your back."

The U.S. House has passed a bill sponsored by Maine’s two House members that would regulate PFAS, a group of forever chemicals that have been linked to health issues such as cancer.

Maine Public File

Efforts by the Trump administration to reduce the influence of unions are spurring progressive-minded members of Congress to act. Maine’s 2nd District Rep. Jared Golden, a Democrat, is leading an effort to get his party leaders to allow consideration of a bill to strengthen unions. 

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Maine's two Democratic Representatives to Congress say they want federal agencies to better regulate a group of forever chemicals known as PFAS.

Steve Mistler / Maine Public

The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump enters a new phase this week, raising the political stakes for the president and also for lawmakers like 2nd District Congressman Jared Golden of Maine.

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Penobscot County Treasurer John Hiatt has become the fourth Republican to join the primary contest in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District race.

Maine's two U.S. House members voted Friday to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank that helps companies in Maine and other states export their products around the world.


Maine Congressman Jared Golden is calling for public input and for greater transparency as the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers considers permits for Central Maine Power Company's (CMP) controversial transmission line through western Maine. Golden has written a strongly worded letter to the Corps asking for at least one public hearing and for past communications with federal environmental regulators about the project.

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Maine's two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, both Democrats, are taking slightly different positions on the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

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Maine's congressional delegation is split on the decision by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to  launch a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

Caitlin Troutman / Maine Public

2nd District Congressman Jared Golden held a roundtable discussion at Community Concepts in Lewiston, with a focus on addressing the what he calls the "lead crisis in Maine."