Senators Collins, King Announce Over $2.1 Million to Support Rural Telemedicine and Education

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program has awarded a total of $2,181,629 to several rural healthcare organizations and educational institutions throughout Maine. The funds will help six Maine organizations expand their online services, allowing them to reach more Maine people.  



Senators Collins, Shaheen Announce Nearly $158 Million Contract Awarded to Modernize Dry Dock #1 at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Jeanne Shaheen announced that a $157,949,610 contract was awarded to Cianbro Corp. of Pittsfield, Maine, for construction of a super flood basin and extending portal crane rails for Dry Dock #1 at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery.  As members of the Appropriations Committee, Senators Collins and Shaheen secured this funding in the fiscal year 2019 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.