King, Collins Applaud Creation of Mass Timber University Grant Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins today applauded an announcement from the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) that they have partnered to initiate the Mass Timber University Grant Program. The new grant program aims to promote the construction of mass timber buildings on American higher education campuses throughout the country.

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Senator Collins’ Statement on Summary of Special Counsel Mueller’s Report

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, released this statement following Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the report filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller:

 

“It is good news for America, regardless of anyone’s political inclinations, that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find that the Trump Campaign had conspired or coordinated with the Russian government to interfere with the 2016 election. 

 

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Senator Collins’ Statement on Special Counsel Mueller’s Report

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, issued this statement on the filing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s completed report:

 

“I have always had confidence in Special Counsel Mueller and welcome the completion of his report.

 

“Attorney General Barr should release the report to the public as soon as possible, while accommodating national security considerations.”

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Senators Collins, King Announce $2.3 Million Grant to Combat Opioid Epidemic in Maine

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.

 

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