Both of Maine's U.S. House representatives, Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden, voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution condemning President Donald Trump for a series of racist tweets about four Democratic lawmakers.
Maine Delegation Wants Trump To Intervene On Whale Rules That Could Hurt Lobster Fleet
Maine’s Congressional Delegation is appealing directly to President Donald Trump to intervene in a federal rulemaking process that aims to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale, but which could cause large-scale disruption in this state’s lobster industry.
U.S. Rep. Jared Golden chaired a meeting of the House Small Business Committee, where he heard an earful of complaints about federal policies affecting business. One is a transportation rule affecting young truck drivers.
Congressmen For The Oldest State In The Nation Contemplate Social Security Overhaul
Demographically, Maine is the oldest state in the nation, and so the health of the Social Security system is of particular importance here. Nearly a quarter-million Mainers receive benefits that average $1300 per month.