New Memo Comes Following Weeks of Advocacy by NH & ME Congressional Delegations to Prevent the Administration from Diverting Funds from Military Construction Projects Specifically Appropriated by Congress to Pay for a Wall on Southern Border
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), and Gary Peters (D-MI) in introducing the Driving America Forward Act, legislation to expand the electric vehicle and hydrogen fuel cell tax credits.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, questioned U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue on the proposed elimination of funding for programs that help farmers protect crops from pests and diseases.
Washington, D.C. — At a hearing this morning to review the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) fiscal year 2020 budget request, Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, pressed Secretary Sonny Perdue on the proposed elimination of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program, commonly known as the Senior Food Box program. Senator Collins emphasized how important the Senior Food Box program is to seniors throughout Maine.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued this statement following the confirmation of David Bernhardt to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior:
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a total of $24,757,656 to support affordable housing throughout the State of Maine.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) joined Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Bob Casey (D-Penn.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) in introducing legislation to prohibit school “lunch shaming” – the practice of discriminating against or stigmatizing children who have outstanding credit or don't have enough money to pay for meals at school.