Senator Collins Casts 6,000th Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Susan Collins cast her 6,000th consecutive roll call vote. The fourth term, senior Senator from Maine has never missed a vote since taking office in January 1997—a record that makes her the longest-serving member of the current United States Senate never to have missed a roll call vote.
 

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Senators Collins, King Announce Federal Grant Funding to 3 Maine Museums

      WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that three museums in Maine will receive federal funding through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The Abbe Museum of Bar Harbor, Brick Store Museum of Kennebunk, and L.C. Bates Museum of Hinckley will receive $518,674 collectively.
 

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MIKULSKI, COLLINS PRAISE SENATE PASSAGE OF BIPARTISAN RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY ALL 20 SENATE WOMEN COMMEMORATING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF NIH’S OFFICE OF RESEARCH ON WOMEN’S HEALTH

WASHINGTONU.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), senior members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, today praised Senate passage of their bipartisan resolution cosponsored by all 20 Senate women to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH). September 10, 2015 marked the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the ORWH.

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Senator Collins Chairs HELP Committee Hearing, Questions Experts on Ways to Use Health IT to Improve Patient Care

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Susan Collins chaired a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee that sought to identify ways to improve care through patient access to their electronic health records. This hearing was the fifth in a series the Committee has held to better understand and find ways to address the current challenges with fully integrating Health Information Technology in American health care.

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Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $1 Million in Federal Funding For Maine YouthBuild Program

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the Maine organization LearningWorks has received $1.1 million for its YouthBuild Bayside program as part of the Fiscal Year 2015 YouthBuild awards from the U.S. Department of Labor.  The LearningWorks Youthbuild Bayside program received the maximum figure allowable under the terms of the grant.

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Senator Collins’ Statement in Remembrance of 9/11

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins released the following statement in remembrance of September 11, 2001:

“Fourteen years ago, our nation was stunned by the terrorist attacks that took the lives of nearly 3,000 people in our country.  We will never forget those who perished that day, nor will we waver in our defense of the American way of life.

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