Collins, King Announce $1.6 Million to Support Maine Small Businesses, Communities Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. –U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that $1.6 million has been awarded to support the redevelopment and revitalization of small businesses in Maine that have suffered financial harm as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding, awarded through the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) CARES Act Recovery Assistance Program, will support Androscoggin, Kennebec, Somerset, Waldo, Aroostook, Washington, Penobscot, Oxford, Cumberland, and York counties.

 

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Senator Collins Announces $545,000 for Airports in Eastport and Wiscasset

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that two Maine airports have been awarded a total of $545,000.  This funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). 

 

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Senator Collins’ Fourth of July Statement

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. 

 

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Collins, Feinstein Introduce Bill to Provide Up to $25 Billion in Emergency Financial Relief for U.S. Postal Service

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).

 

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