WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine), both members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, applauded the Committee’s passage of the Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 on a unanimous and bipartisan 15-0 vote. The bill, which includes key provisions authored by both Senators Collins and King, authorizes funding and enables comprehensive, congressional oversight for the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC).
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Bob Casey (D-PA), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Aging Committee, announced that their bipartisan resolution designating today, May 15, 2019, as National Senior Fraud Awareness Day passed the U.S. Senate unanimously.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that Glen Holmes has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee (HCFAC). Mr. Holmes, of Buckfield, serves as President of Community Concepts Finance Corp.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined a bipartisan group in introducing a resolution honoring the legacy of the late Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN). The resolution recognizes Senator Lugar’s enormous contributions to nuclear non-proliferation, and pushes for the U.S. to continue its leadership in advancing global non-proliferation efforts, including by considering extending the New START Treaty that Senator Lugar championed from his post on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing a resolution recognizing the importance of diaper banks across the country. Diapers can be costly, and diaper banks provide them free of charge to families in need. Specifically, the Senators acknowledged the important role diaper banks play in the aftermath of natural disasters, including Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, the California wildfires, and the floods in the Midwest.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) joined a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing the Funding Instruction for Safety, Health, and Security Avoids Fishing Emergencies (FISH SAFE) Act – legislation that would restore the federal share of fishing safety training and research grants back to 75 percent, fixing the decrease to 50 percent created by the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018. The FISH SAFE Act would also extend the two grant programs’ authorizations through 2021.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine), a cofounder of the Senate Working Forests Caucus, applauded a U.S. Forest Service announcement that GO Lab, Inc., in Belfast and the University of Maine (UMaine) in Orono have each been awarded $250,000 from the U.S.
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 $23,304,000 from the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) programs to improve drinking water and water infrastructure throughout the state.