Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the co-author of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and a member of the Small Business Task Force, announced today that the President has signed into law a bill she co-sponsored giving small business owners more time to apply for a PPP loan.
Washington, D.C.—In advance of Independence Day, U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued the following statement.
“On Independence Day, we celebrate the anniversary of our nation and express gratitude to the founding generation of Americans who risked everything so that we could live in freedom.
Washington, D.C.—In a bipartisan effort to support the U.S. Postal Service, which has experienced significant declines in first-class and marketing mail volume due to the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced legislation today that would help shore up the agency’s finances to ensure it survives the current national crisis. The legislation was co-sponsored by Senators Steve Daines (R-MT), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Jon Tester (D-MT).
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden announced today that Maine Farmers Exchange, a Presque Isle distribution company, was awarded $2,142,080 million to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farmers to Families Food Box Program.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that the Casco Bay Island Transit District (CBITD) has been awarded $2,683,915 to support operating, administrative, and preventive maintenance costs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Collins: “Millions of small employers need additional help if they are to keep their heads above water and survive.”
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WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) today urged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to reject a petition to impose seasonal closures on lobster and crab fishing in three areas in and around the Gulf of Maine.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that a total of nearly $250,000 has been awarded to the Cumberland County Food Security Council, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, and the Maine School Administrative District 30 to support child nutrition programs for the upcoming school year. This funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm to School program.