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Collins, King Announce $1.25 Million to Revitalize Maine’s Forest Economy from Northern Border Regional Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) announced the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) will award $1,250,000 in grants to the University of Maine and the Town of East Millinocket. Both projects will strengthen Maine’s forest economy and create jobs in rural Maine by increasing production of advanced bio-based products and support the purchasing of a former mill site.

 

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Senator Collins Announces $12 Million Contract Officially Awarded for Important Infrastructure Project at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that that the contract for an infrastructure project at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) has been officially awarded.  The contract provides $12,240,900 for Cianbro to expand an outdated warehouse facility that will help the shipyard receive, inspect, and distribute submarine components for worldwide fleet support.

 

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Bipartisan Group Introduces Bill to Create Semipostal Stamp to Help Combat Elder Abuse

Washington, D.C. — In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Martha McSally (R-AZ), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced the Stamp Out Elder Abuse Act.  This bipartisan bill would give U.S. Postal Service customers the option of purchasing a semipostal—or fundraising—stamp that would benefit efforts to raise awareness about elder abuse and support efforts to protect seniors. 

 

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Senator Collins Attends Westbrook Housing Celebration

Westbrook, ME—U.S. Senator Susan Collins delivered remarks at the grand opening of the Westbrook Housing Authority’s newly rehabilitated housing developments of Riverview Terrace and Larrabee Woods, apartment buildings for low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities.  Following the ceremony, Senator Collins participated in a brief tour of Larrabee Woods.  The event was attended by approximately 150 Westbrook Housing staff, residents, peer organizations, city and state legislators, financers, and project participants.

 

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Senator Collins Speaks at New England Council Breakfast

Portland, ME — U.S. Senator Susan Collins attended and delivered remarks at the New England Council breakfast this morning, which was attended by approximately 70 New England Council members from Maine.  Following her remarks, Senator Collins participated in a Q&A with attendees.

 

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