Senator Collins Joins Colleagues in Introducing the JUSTICE Act - a Comprehensive Police Reform Bill

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins joined a group of her colleagues led by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) in introducing the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act. The legislation provides long-term solutions focused on police reform, accountability, and transparency, while also promoting efforts to find solutions to systemic issues affecting people of color such as education and health disparities.

 

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Collins, King Join Bipartisan Group in Introducing Legislation to Expand National Service Dramatically in Next COVID-19 Relief Package

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, both members of the National Service Caucus, joined a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing legislation to expand national service programs significantly to help the country respond to and recover from the public health, economic, and social crises facing the nation in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

 

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Senator Collins’ Statement on Supreme Court’s Ruling on Dreamers

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued this statement following the Supreme Court’s decision that the administration cannot immediately proceed with its plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals that protects approximately 700,000 Dreamers:

 

“Today’s Supreme Court ruling is positive news for the Dreamers in Maine and across our nation who were brought to the U.S. as children and who know no other country as their home.

 

“I have long supported a path to citizenship for Dreamers. 

 

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Senators Collins, King Announce $1.4 Million to Combat Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Maine

Washington D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the Maine State Department of Health and Human Services has been awarded a total of $1,477,750 to support mental health and substance abuse programs throughout the state. This funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS). 

 

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Collins, King Join Bipartisan Group in Calling for Permanent Expansion of Telehealth Following COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King joined a bipartisan group of 30 Senators in calling for the expansion of access to telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic to be made permanent. Cosponsored by Senators Collins and King, provisions of the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act were included in COVID-19 relief legislation. These provisions, which expand coverage of telehealth services for Medicare beneficiaries, are set to expire following the pandemic.

 

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