These three important provisions will strengthen our economy in Maine and across our nation and make it easier for small businesses to grow and create jobs.
In a new bipartisan analysis of 227 Senators from 1993-2014 unveiled today by the Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, U.S. Senator Susan Collins ranks as the most bipartisan current senator and the 2nd most bipartisan senator overall.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King issued the following statement today following approval of the new labor contract between Bath Iron Works and the Local S6 Machinists Union:
“The ratification of the labor contract required collaboration, hard work, and compromise by all parties. This represents a significant achievement and will put BIW on a viable track moving forward as they work as a team to fulfill critical Navy requirements.”
Prescription drugs are vital to the health and well-being of all Americans, especially our nation’s seniors, 90 percent of whom take at least one prescription drug in any given month. For many Americans, access to prescription drugs is not only critical to their quality of life, but can literally be a matter of life or death.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King released the following statement today in response to the Department of Commerce’s countervailing duty order on supercalendered paper from Canada that was published today:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King issued the following statement today on the tentative labor contract proposal reached between Bath Iron Works and the Machinists Union Local S6:
“This announcement from FMSCA is welcome news for the safety of communities in Maine and across our country.”
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, released the following statement after the Senate passed the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act with strong support (85-12). This bicameral reform bill will replace No Child Left Behind with new policies that will return greater control and flexibility to states and local school districts. The legislation must now be signed into law by President Obama.
“Wreaths Across America is a powerful demonstration of respect and appreciation for our veterans – both those that we’ve lost and those still with us – that reminds them and their families that we are eternally grateful for their service and sacrifice.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for the 195 workers displaced by the closure of the Expera Specialty Solutions pulp mill in Old Town has been approved by the U.S. Department of Labor.