Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded the State of Maine $2.3 million to help combat the opioid epidemic. The State Opioid Response grants are administered by HHS’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) and aim to address the opioid crisis by increasing medication-assisted treatment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) and Representative Jared Golden (D-Maine) today applauded an announcement from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that it will immediately reopen the Bangor Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) two days a week.
Washington, D.C. – In a letter sent to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Tom Carper (D-DE), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) in urging the Administration to withdraw a proposed rule that could lead to changes to the EPA’s Mercury Rule.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Angus King (I-ME), and Representative Jared Golden (ME-02) urged the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to reject the recent closure of the last remaining Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) in Maine’s Second Congressional District. The members of Congress wrote to the IRS urging agency leadership to reject the move and provide answers on how IRS will meet the needs of rural Mainers.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that five organizations in Maine will receive a total of $1,569,500 from NeighborWorks America to support efforts to develop and preserve affordable housing, revitalize and sustain neighborhoods, and create jobs across the state.
Washington, D.C. - A study released today by the Lugar Center and The McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University ranks U.S. Senator Susan Collins as the most bipartisan Senator for the sixth consecutive year. Senator Collins received the highest bipartisan score in the 26-year history of the index.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced bipartisan legislation today to support children in National Guard and Reserve families. Currently, children of National Guard and Reserve members are excluded from the Military Student Identifier program, part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which requires states to identify students from military families in school records to ensure that schools and teachers know which students have parents in the military to help accommodate any additional needs.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) have introduced legislation to expand training and support services for families and caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.