Department of Education Attributes Decision to Review Upward Bound Applications by UMPI and Other Institutions to Provisions Championed by Senator Collins

Washington, D.C. - This week, Kathleen Smith, the Acting Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, wrote to U.S. Senator Susan Collins, informing her that the Department is notifying the University of Maine at Presque Isle and several other institution’s that their Upward Bound applications are being reviewed.

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Senators Collins, King Announce That Two Maine Communities Will Receive a Total of $1.1 Million to Redevelop Brownfields

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that two Maine communities will receive a total of $1.1 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to continue their work cleaning up contaminated brownfield properties. The Kennebec Valley Council of Governments in Fairfield will receive $500,000, and the Southern Maine Planning and Development Commission in Saco will receive $600,000.

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ICYMI: Senator Collins Discusses Former Director Comey’s Testimony on Fox’s “America’s Newsroom”

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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, appeared on Fox’s “America’s Newsroom” with host Bill Hemmer to discuss former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony at yesterday’s Intelligence Committee hearing.

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ICYMI: Senator Collins Discusses Former Director Comey’s Testimony on CNN’s “New Day”

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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, appeared on CNN’s “New Day” with host Chris Cuomo to discuss former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony at yesterday’s Intelligence Committee hearing.

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Collins, King Announce $210,000 in Grant Funding for Economic Development in Rural Maine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded three grants totaling $210,000 to support economic development and planning for parts of rural Maine. Eastern Maine Development Corporation, Kennebec Valley Council of Governments, and Northern Maine Development Commission, Inc. will each receive $70,000.

 

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