Senator Collins Announces Nearly $1.1 Million for Six Maine Housing Programs

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that six organizations in Maine will receive a total of $1,062,909 to support efforts to develop and preserve affordable housing and supportive services for persons with disabilities in Cumberland, Androscoggin, Sagadahoc, and Kennebec Counties. 

 

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Victory for U.S. Newspapers, Publishers Following Advocacy from Sens. Collins, King and Rep. Poliquin

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) and Representative Bruce Poliquin applauded the International Trade Commission’s (ITC) final injury determination in regards to a tariff that was imposed on Canadian uncoated groundwood paper – better known as “newsprint”—that was levied by the Department of Commerce in January on behalf of a single domestic paper mill. The unanimous ruling ends import taxes once as high as 32 percent on newsprint, which negatively affected U.S.

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Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $23 Million to Support Local Clean Water Projects Across Maine

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the State of Maine a total of $23,531,000 from the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) program to finance community-based water infrastructure projects, such as upgrades to municipal sewage plants and public drinking water systems.

 

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Senator Collins’ Statement on Passing of Senator John McCain

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued this statement on the passing of Senator John McCain:

 

“I first met John McCain when I was a young staffer in Senator Bill Cohen’s office, and John was the Navy liaison officer.  As a fellow Senator for the past 21 years, I knew him as a trusted colleague, a courageous legislator, and a close friend.  

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