WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced today that the Senate Appropriations Committee advanced an emergency supplemental appropriations bill by a vote of 30 – 1. Senator Collins is a senior member of the Committee.
The legislation provides a total of $4.59 billion to address the border crisis, including $30 million in FEMA funding for communities like Portland, Maine, that are struggling to cope with the expenses associated with a surge in families and children seeking asylum in our country.
Washington, D.C.— Today, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works unanimously passed the Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act, legislation authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) to protect and promote America’s scenic roadways. The bill now awaits full consideration by the full Senate.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) announced the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) will award $1,250,000 in grants to the University of Maine and the Town of East Millinocket. Both projects will strengthen Maine’s forest economy and create jobs in rural Maine by increasing production of advanced bio-based products and support the purchasing of a former mill site.