Washington, D.C. – As America’s first responders face perils on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed bipartisan legislation to ensure families of first responders who have lost their lives to COVID-19 can quickly access survivor benefits.
Washington. D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the University of New England (UNE) will receive a total of $186,080 to increase telehealth capabilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding was awarded through the CARES Act, which Senators Collins and King voted for.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) are leading a bipartisan resolution supporting the designation of today, May 15th, as “National Senior Fraud Awareness Day.” Their resolution is co-sponsored by Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ), Bob Casey (D-PA), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Doug Jones (D-AL), Josh Hawley (R-MO), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Chuck Grassley (R-IA).
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced bipartisan legislation to reduce health care costs and ensure parity for veterans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The No Coronavirus Copays for Veterans Act would ensure that veterans who receive health care from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are not liable for out-of-pocket costs for qualifying COVID-19 preventive services, including an eventual COVID-19 vaccine.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing legislation to enhance partnerships between companies in the U.S. and Israel to develop innovative medical projects aimed at detecting, treating, and curing COVID-19. The Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence on China Act also aims to lessen U.S. reliance on China for life-saving medications and treatments.
The Senate resolution recognizes all 185 fallen law enforcement officers who died in 2019, including Detective Ben Campbell
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King helped to lead a national effort to honor police officers, sheriffs, and other law enforcement officers in Maine and throughout the country for serving our communities with valor, dignity, and integrity.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King joined a bipartisan group of 23 of their colleagues in urging Senate leadership to provide additional support for the child care sector in future COVID-19 relief legislation.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that Maine has been awarded a total of $52,673,451 to purchase, administer, and expand capacity for COVID-19 testing.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Tina Smith (D-MN), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requesting expanded access to vital informational resources that can help Medicare beneficiaries better manage their diabetes during the current public health crisis.
Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services in Portland expects to exhaust a new donation of 260,000 diapers—roughly the size of their average annual distribution—within the next few months.