Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the State of Maine, Penquis Community Action Program, and Through These Doors received a total of $1,993,850 to help stop domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking and protect victims.
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Portland, ME — U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced that Madison Sarka, a native of Cape Elizabeth, was awarded a summer internship in her Portland office. Madison is a 2018 graduate of Cape Elizabeth High School and is the daughter of Gregory and Susan Sarka of Cape Elizabeth.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $6,000,000 to the University of Maine (UMaine). These resources will help establish a digital monitoring system which will be used to track changes in Maine’s forest ecosystem. The system will help users better assess, understand and forecast changes that directly impact the future of Maine’s forest economy.
Maine’s timber industry is an integral part of our economy and continues to be the primary economic driver of countless rural communities throughout our State. To prevent severe worker shortages and to provide good jobs, it is essential that the next generation be prepared for the logging profession as experienced operators of modern timber harvesting equipment.
U.S. Senator Susan Collins met with a group of 17 students who are participating in the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Upward Bound Program in her Washington, D.C., office. The students, as well as program coordinator Danette Madore, went on a tour of the U.S. Capitol.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $3,354,677 to the Maine State Housing Authority (MaineHousing) to combat youth homelessness throughout the State of Maine. This funding will benefit housing partners across the state, including: New Beginnings in Lewiston, Shaw House in Bangor, and Preble Street in Portland.