Senators Collins, Merkley Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Save Animals by Combatting Wildlife Trafficking and Poaching

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In recognition of 2019 World Biodiversity Day, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced bipartisan legislation to help protect endangered species by combatting wildlife trafficking and poaching. The Rescuing Animals With Rewards (RAWR) Act would authorize the State Department to offer financial rewards for information that leads to the disruption of wildlife trafficking networks.



Senators Collins, King Announce $8.6 Million Loan for Ecology School in Saco


Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) announced that the Ecology School in Saco has been awarded an $8,660,000 loan from the U.S. Department of Rural Development.  This investment will be used to construct an environmentally friendly 7,000 square-foot dining commons and a 9,000 square-foot dormitory.



Senator Collins Joins All Female Senators in Effort to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, and all of her female Senate colleagues, introduced a resolution to celebrate a historic milestone, the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women’s suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States. The resolution seeks to honor, reaffirm, and preserve the ratification of the 19th Amendment in further promoting the core values of our democracy as promised by the U.S. Constitution.