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.”
Click HERE to read Senator Collins’ remarks.
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.
Washington, D.C. — At a U.S. Senate Health Committee hearing this morning focused on safely reopening our communities, U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Committee, questioned health officials about the federal government’s ongoing testing efforts.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced today that Maine farmers have been awarded a total of $7.75 million thus far to help offset the financial harm they have experienced due to COVID-19. The funding is provided through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), created through the CARES Act, which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced that the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) has been awarded a total of $3,215,332 from the U.S.