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. 



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.


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.



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.