Senators Collins, King Announce Nearly $150,000 in Funding to Prevent Substance Abuse in Central and Southern Maine

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that three grants amounting to nearly $150,000 have been awarded to health centers located in Pittsfield, Bangor, and York. The funding, which was authorized through the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) that Senators Collins and King cosponsored, will help the health centers organize an effective response to the opioid epidemic through prevention, treatment, and recovery to create a lasting positive impact on lives affected by substance abuse.



Senate Intel Committee Unanimously Passes 2019 Intelligence Authorization Act with Collins, King Provisions Included

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine), both members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, applauded the Committee’s passage of the Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 by a unanimous bipartisan vote of 15-0. The bill, which includes key provisions authored by both Senators Collins and King, authorizes funding, provides appropriate legal authorities and enhances Congressional oversight for the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC).