WASHINGTON, D.C.—In response to the continued harm being caused to the U.S. lobster industry by escalating tariffs and international trade barriers, U.S. Senator Susan Collins wrote to the new Senior Advisor for Seafood Strategy at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to underscore the crucial importance of developing new and expanding existing markets for lobster and other American seafood.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) joined a bipartisan group in introducing the National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act, legislation that would authorize the Treasury Department to mint coins in honor of the opening of the National Law Enforcement Museum. The museum is dedicated to highlighting and honoring past, present, and future law enforcement officers.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that York County Community Action Corporation received $1,389,483 for its Head Start program.
“Head Start provides children with a strong educational foundation that allows them to grow and succeed,” Senators Collins and King said in a joint statement. “This important funding will help build an educational foundation for children in York County and provide parents with access to the services they need during their children’s formative years.”
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) today introduced bipartisan legislation to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23rd Special Headquarters Troops and the 3133rd Signal Service Company, U.S. Army units that served in World War II and were known as the “Ghost Army.” These units were instrumental to Allied successes at the Battle of the Bulge and the final battles in Italy’s Po Valley. Senator Angus King (I-ME) and eight other Senators are cosponsoring the bill.
Washington, D.C. — A new report authored by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) sheds light on “retirement plan leakage,” whereby individuals withdraw money from their 401k or IRA accounts prior to retirement. The report, titled “Retirement Savings: Additional Data and Analysis Could Provide Insight into Early Withdrawals,” was requested by U.S.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that airports in Biddeford, Eastport, and Jackman have been awarded a total of $13,800,000 from the Department of Transportation (DOT).
Washington, D.C. — To honor our nation's teachers and commemorate National Teacher Appreciation Week, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) led a bipartisan resolution to recognize the important work of teachers across the nation and thank them for their efforts to prepare students for success. Their resolution passed the Senate by unanimous consent last night.