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Provisions Authored by Senators Collins, Brown to Support Local Farming Programs to Be Signed into Law

Washington, D.C. – In a win for our nation’s farmers and local food production, several provisions authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) from the Local Farms and Regional Market Supply (FARMS) Act were included in the 2018 Farm Bill.  The bill passed both the Senate and the House of Representatives with overwhelming bipartisan support and now awaits the President’s signature. 

 

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Senate Unanimously Passes Collins, King Resolution Marking December 15, 2018, as “Wreaths Across America Day”

Washington, D.C. - The Senate unanimously passed a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King designating Saturday, December 15, 2018, as “Wreaths Across America Day.” On December 15, a convoy of volunteers is scheduled to arrive at Arlington National Cemetery to lay Maine-made balsam wreaths at the headstones of American veterans interred there.

 

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Senator Collins Joins Bipartisan Group in Introducing Amendment to Prohibit Resumption of Refueling of Saudi Coalition Aircraft in Yemen Civil War

Washington, D.C. - Today, coinciding with votes related to Senate Joint Resolution 54 (S.J.Res.54), U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Todd Young (R-IN), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced a bipartisan amendment to prohibit the resumption of U.S. air refueling of Saudi coalition aircraft engaged in the civil war in Yemen. In response to the argument that the U.S.

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Farm Bill Includes Major Victory for Maine Maple Syrup and Honey Producers

Washington, D.C. - In a significant win for Maine’s maple syrup and honey producers, a provision that builds upon U.S. Senator Susan Collins’ (R-ME) work to prevent the enactment of a confusing labeling requirement was included in the 2018 Farm Bill.  The legislation passed both the Senate and the House of Representatives with overwhelming bipartisan support and now awaits the President’s signature. 

 

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Senate Unanimously Passes Senator Collins’ Bipartisan Bill to Fight Alzheimer’s

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, legislation authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Tim Kaine (D-VA).  This bipartisan bill would, for the first time, create a public health infrastructure across the country to combat Alzheimer’s disease and preserve brain health.  The BOLD Act now heads to the House of Representatives for consideration.

 

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Senate Passes Landmark Legislation to Combat Alzheimer’s

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, legislation authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Tim Kaine (D-VA).  This bipartisan bill would, for the first time, create a public health infrastructure across the country to combat Alzheimer’s disease and preserve brain health.  The BOLD Act now heads to the House of Representatives for consideration.

 

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