Washington, DC - Yesterday, United States Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) introduced the Advancing NIH Strategic Planning and Representation in Medical Research Act.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins released the following statement regarding the passing of Allan Woodcock Jr.:
“During our lengthy discussion this morning, Chief Judge Garland and I discussed a wide variety of issues, ranging from executive overreach and the separation of powers, to Second Amendment cases, to his judicial philosophy. Judge Garland gave thorough, impressive responses to all of my questions, and I found him to be well informed, thoughtful, and extraordinarily bright."
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the support of U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine), the Senate today overwhelmingly passed The Defend Trade Secrets Act, bipartisan legislation aimed at helping combat the loss of hundreds of billions of dollars each year in the United States to the theft of corporate trade secrets. The legislation, which is cosponsored by both Senators Collins and King, would empower companies to protect their trade secrets in federal court by creating a federal private right-of-action.
Lobster fishing has served as an economic engine and a family tradition in the United States for centuries, helping to support the livelihoods of thousands of families in the United States through fishing, processing, and shipping. More than 120 million pounds of lobster are caught each year in U.S. waters, representing one of our country’s most valuable catches.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins delivered remarks at the 53rd Annual International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Legislative Conference today and met with Professional Fire Fighters of Maine President John Martell and IAFF Local F-123 President Mike Melhorn. Senator Collins is the co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King congratulated the Bangor High School Science Bowl team for advancing to the Finals of the 2016 National Science Bowl and wished them luck in the national competition, which will be held in the Washington area from April 28th – May 2nd.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) will meet with Chief Judge Merrick Garland, the President’s nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States, on Tuesday April 5th at 11:00 a.m. in Room 401 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Photo-op at the top of the meeting at 11:00 a.m. Camera pre-set at 10:50 a.m.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins joined fellow cosponsors of the bipartisan Improving Postal Operations, Service, and Transparency Act of 2015 (iPOST) in responding to the Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC) Annual Compliance Determination of the U.S. Postal Service. The Annual Compliance Determination, which assesses U.S.
Following a bipartisan letter sent by U.S Senator Susan Collins to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell urging her to raise the current prescriber caps for medically assisted treatment for addiction, HHS has issued a proposed rule that will raise the caps for trained physicians who prescribe buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorders from 100 to 200 patients.