Stories tagged: "Rep. Jared Golden"

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.

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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...

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Rep. Jared Golden Wants to Expand Internet Access for Students as Schools Remain Closed

Democratic Rep. Jared Golden said students in Maine are disproportionately affected by unreliable internet service.

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Rep. Jared Golden Explains How VA Is Changing Due to Coronavirus

Rep. Jared Golden said that the Veterans Affairs department has made important changes in how it is providing care to veterans during the coronavirus epidemic. Golden gave an overview of the changes in a series of tweets for his Maine constituents. The changes he outlined include a triage tent that has been constructed at the...

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Rep. Jared Golden Doesn’t Want Congress to Get a Pay Raise

The freshman congressman doesn’t think he or other members of Congress should make more money next year. Freshman Rep. Jared Golden doesn’t want members of Congress–including himself–getting a pay raise next year. Golden, who testified against pay raises at a House Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee meeting in March, said in testimony that it is unfair...

House Passes Major Union Bill Following Rep. Golden’s Push

"Landmark bill" to empower the nation’s workers would expand labor unions’ negotiating power, provide new protections for unions and workers, and stiffen penalties for companies that violate workers’ rights.