Senators Collins, King Announce Nearly $43 Million Contract Awarded to Bath Iron Works

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works (BIW) a $42,772,449 contract modification to a previously awarded contract for lead yard services for the DDG-51-class destroyer program.  Senator Collins is a senior member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and Senator King is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

 

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Senator Collins Fights to Preserve Critical Access Hospitals in Rural Communities

Washington, D.C.—To help prevent hospitals in rural communities from permanently closing their doors, U.S. Senator Susan Collins introduced legislation today to allow nonprofit critical access hospitals undergoing Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations to apply for forgivable loans under the Paycheck Protection Program.  The PPP for Critical Access Hospitals Act mirrors language originally introduced by Representative Jared Golden that was included in the House-passed HEROES Act.

 

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Senate Intelligence Committee Passes Intelligence Authorization Act with Provisions Co-Authored by Senator Collins

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence passed the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (IAA) on a bipartisan 14 - 1 vote. The bill authorizes funding, provides legal authorities, and enhances congressional oversight for the U.S. Intelligence Community.  The legislation included two provisions co-authored by Senator Collins.

 

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Senators Collins, King Announce More than $1.3 Million for Maine Hospitals to Fight COVID-19

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that Maine hospitals have been awarded a total of $1,355,641 to support their efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.  This investment is part of the second tranche of $350 million allocated by HHS through the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act and the CARES Act to bolster the U.S. health care system’s response to COVID-19.  In total, Maine has received $2,991,576.

 

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Senator Collins Announces Nearly $9 Million to Help Prevent COVID-19 Among Maine’s Homeless

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the State of Maine has been awarded a total of $8,836,614 in the second installment of funding to prevent and respond to COVID-19 among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance. This funding, awarded to the City of Portland and MaineHousing, was allocated through the CARES Act.

 

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