Senator Collins’ Statement on Impeachment Trial Process

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued the following statement on the impeachment trial process:


There has been a lot of mischaracterization and misunderstanding about my position on the process the Senate should follow for the impeachment trial.  


Rather than have my position relayed through the interpretation of others, I wanted to state it directly:



Senator Collins Joins Maine Businesses in Supporting New Trade Agreement to Help Create More Good-Paying Jobs

Maine State Chamber of Commerce: “The USMCA’s passage is vital for Maine businesses, will restore trade uncertainty and help our economy to continue to thrive.”


New Balance: “Senator Collins’ support and leadership on this trade agreement has been vital to ensure that our factories can continue to produce thousands of pairs of shoes annually for export to the Canadian market.”



Senator Collins Announces $245,000 for Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians to Purchase Snow Removal Equipment

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians have received $245,000 to purchase snow removal equipment, including a loader and snow plow, to maintain the safety of their roads in Aroostook County during inclement weather.   As a result of this funding, the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians will be able to operate their transit program—which transports youth and seniors—in poor weather conditions. This funding was awarded through the U.S.


Senator Collins Announces Significant Victory for Maine Lobster in China Trade Agreement

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) announced that the Phase One Trade Deal signed by the United States and China today includes a provision that will benefit Maine’s lobster industry.  U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer called Senator Collins personally to inform her of the good news and attributed the insertion of the provision to her tenacious advocacy.



Senate Unanimously Passes Collins, Coons Resolution Recognizing U.S. Leadership in Global Progress Against Maternal and Child Malnutrition

Washington, D.C. — The Senate unanimously passed a resolution authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Chris Coons (D-DE) recognizing the importance of U.S. leadership to improve nutrition and health of children and mothers around the world.  The resolution also supports USAID’s commitment to global nutrition through its multi-sectoral nutrition strategy.



Senators Collins, King Announce $750,000 for Portland Landing Park

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the City of Portland has been awarded $750,000 for its Portland Landing Park Development Project, which aims to promote and enhance public access to Portland’s waterfront and quality outdoor recreation for residents and visitors.