Washington, D.C. –U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) co-authored a joint op-ed regarding their bipartisan work to address the looming retirement crisis.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, joined Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) in introducing the bipartisan Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA). Enacting POWADA would restore critical Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protections and make it easier for employees to prove when they are a victim of age discrimination in the workplace.
The Seniors Fraud Prevention Act would help fight scams designed to strip seniors of their assets by helping educate seniors about fraud schemes and improve monitoring and response to fraud complaints
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) this week cosponsored bipartisan legislation to help Americans tackle their student loan debt. The Employer Participation in Repayment Act would allow employers to contribute up to $5,250 tax-free to their employees’ student loans – providing employees with much-needed relief and employers with a unique tool to attract and retain talented employees.
Washington, D.C.—After a multi-year effort by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jack Reed (D-RI), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a final rule that will modernize comprehensive oil spill response plans for rail carriers transporting crude or other high-hazard flammable liquids.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that the Senate passed the fiscal year (FY) 2019 THUD appropriations bill she co-authored with Senator Jack Reed (D-RI). The bill was advanced by a vote of 83-16 and was included in a funding package that would fund the remaining government agencies and avoid another lapse in government spending. The FY 2019 THUD Appropriations Act will now be considered by the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Collins (R-ME), a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, voted in favor of the bipartisan budget agreement this afternoon, which will fully fund our government through September 30, 2019, and avoid another harmful government shutdown. The funding measure passed the Senate overwhelmingly by an 83-16 vote.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Jerry Moran (R-KS), and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) in introducing the VA Provider Accountability Act, legislation that would bring much needed accountability to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).