Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $725,000 for Maine Medical Center

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that Maine Medical Center has been awarded $725,933 to develop new rural residency programs while achieving accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.  The funding was awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Residency Planning and Development Program (RRPD).

 

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Collins, Cardin Introduce Legislation to Support Volunteer Emergency Personnel

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Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act (VESRRA), a bipartisan bill that would simplify how Length of Service Award Programs (LOSAPs) given to volunteer emergency personnel are taxed without increasing or reducing federal spending or taxes. 

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Senators Collins, Romney, Rubio Introduce Bill to Protect U.S. from China’s Huawei Threat

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Mitt Romney (R-UT), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced the Huawei Prohibition Act of 2019, legislation to ensure that Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is not removed from the Commerce Department’s Entity List of sanctioned companies until after the Secretary of Commerce certifies that the company no longer poses a national security threat.
                    

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Bill to Crack Down on Deceptive Tactic Used by Robocallers Introduced by Senators Collins, Sinema, Hawley, Peters, McSally

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), along with Senators Josh Hawley (R-MO), Gary Peters (D-MI), and Martha McSally (R-AZ) introduced the Anti-Spoofing Penalties Modernization Act of 2019 today to aid Americans who are being inundated with robocalls.  Their bipartisan legislation would double the penalties for illegal caller-ID “spoofing,” a tactic scammers often use to trick victims into answering their phone calls.

 

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