Stories tagged: "Rep. Jared Golden"

Rep. Golden Announces New Veteran Care Program Coming to Maine

Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine) advocated to get a new 24-bed program that can help veterans with rehab in-state.

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Rep. Golden Works To Improve Internet Access for Small Businesses During Pandemic

Rep. Jared Golden is working to improve high speed internet for rural areas in Maine by helping small businesses build the “last mile” of broadband infrastructure.  For many small businesses in rural areas, access to reliably fast internet speeds is a challenge, one that has become more apparent during the pandemic. Existing broadband infrastructure is...

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Rep. Jared Golden’s Plan to Root Out Corruption in Federal Government

Rep. Jared Golden introduced a plan to reduce corruption in government, and it includes a bill that would stop high-ranking government officials and their families from making money off foreign companies. That bill, called the Stop Foreign Payoffs Act, would specifically prohibit presidents, vice presidents, cabinet secretaries, members of Congress and their immediate families from...

Rep. Jared Golden, D-Maine (AP Photo/David Sharp, File)
Rep. Golden Reaches Across Party Lines to Offer Loan Relief to Small Businesses

America’s small businesses have been hit hard by the COVID-19 crises, facing numerous financial challenges during this period of economic downturn. Rep. Jared Golden (D-ME) and Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) have teamed up to remedy some of these issues.  To do that, they introduced the Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a Recovery in Twenty-twenty (RESTART)...

Rep. Jared Golden Has a Bill to Keep Hospitals Open During COVID-19 Pandemic

Two Maine hospitals that were on the brink of bankruptcy were granted eligibility for a stimulus program this month. The Penobscot Valley Hospital and Calais Regional Hospital would have been forced to close their doors in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic if they hadn’t been approved by courts for Paycheck Protection Program funding.  That...

Rep. Jared Golden Backs Bill to Get More Federal Funding For Small Businesses and Hospitals

The funding in the bill that Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine) helped get over the finish line will provide funding to Maine businesses like Nonantum Resort, Tammaro Oil, and the Long Lake Marina.

Rep. Jared Golden
As Maine’s Unemployment Rate Rises, Rep. Jared Golden Aims to Help Make the Process Easier

Like many states, Maine’s unemployment level has hit historic levels during the coronavirus pandemic. And millions of people are seeking government help, many for the first time. Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine) wrote a guide to answer frequently asked questions Mainers have about the unemployment process.  “My staff and I have assembled this guide to help...