Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that Winter Harbor will receive $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development to upgrade the community’s wastewater treatment system. The funds will be allocated as a $390,000 grant and a $910,000 loan.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $830,000 to Rockland for repairs to the city’s commercial fish pier.
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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, secured more than $47 million in grant funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Brownfields Program as well as an additional $80 million to help states and Native American tribes redevelop brownfields sites. The funding was included in the Appropriations Minibus that recently passed the Senate by an overwhelming majority of 83 to 15 and will now be considered by the U.S.
Washington, D.C. – In advance of Farm Bill conference committee negotiations, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) joined a group of 32 Senators in sending a bipartisan letter to Senate Agriculture Committee leaders urging them to reject an amendment that was included in the House Farm Bill. The amendment, offered by Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa), would require state and local governments to accept products from other states even if those products violate standards and regulations enacted in the importing state.
Washington, D.C.— In a win for Maine’s dairy farmers, an amendment authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) that will promote innovation and increase demand for milk products was included in the appropriations minibus by a vote of 83-15.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) joined a bipartisan group of 47 Senators in introducing legislation to award Congressional Gold Medals to Katherine Johnson and Dr. Christine Darden and to posthumously award Congressional Gold Medals to Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson. The bill serves to commend these women for their contributions to NASA’s success during the Space Race and highlight their broader impact on society, paving the way for women, especially women of color, in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) cosponsored a bipartisan bill to explicitly prohibit the President of the United States from withdrawing from NATO without Senate approval. The bill would require the President to seek the advice and consent of the Senate to modify or terminate U.S.