Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Rob Portman (R-OH) in introducing the Jumpstart Our Businesses By Supporting Students (JOBS) Act, legislation to help students access training for vacant jobs that are unfilled in part due to a shortage of qualified workers.
Washington, D.C. — As agencies prepare to assist low-income homeowners and renters heat their homes in the upcoming winter months, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jack Reed (D-RI) led a bipartisan coalition of senators in urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to release funds for the their Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) as quickly as possible under the current continuing resolution.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) joined a bipartisan group of 25 Senators to urge Senate Leadership to ensure long-term funding for community health centers (CHCs), which provide care to more than 200,000 Mainers. The letter calls for immediate passage of the Community Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence (CHIME) Act of 2019, which would reauthorize the Community Health Center Fund (CHCF) and the National Health Service Corps for five years.
For the first time, collection sites will accept vaping devices and associated substances.
Washington, D.C. – Ahead of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, October 26th, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) announced the locations of the Maine collection sites. Click HERE for the complete list of locations.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins, Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced legislation to expand the Historic Tax Credit to foster economic growth and urban renewal and create jobs.
Biddeford, ME — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, joined U.S. Housing and Urban Development New England Regional Administrator David Tille in recognizing Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant and Lewiston Mayor Kristen Cloutier for signing onto the Mayor’s Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.
Biddeford, ME — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, participated in a press conference at Biddeford City Hall today announcing $14,811,466 to support lead abatement projects by the City of Biddeford, the City of Lewiston, the City of Portland, and the Maine State Housing Authority. This funding, which was awarded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will help protect Maine children and families from lead-based paint and home health hazards.
Kennebunkport, ME — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, delivered remarks at the York County Elder Abuse Task Force Annual Conference this morning. The conference was attended by approximately 100 members of the community, including financial professionals, social workers, advocates, local government officials, direct elder support individuals, health care professionals, and law enforcement.