Statement from U.S. Senator Susan Collins

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) released the following statement:

 

"I disagree strongly with many of the views and comments of some of the far-left members of the House Democratic Caucus – especially when it comes to their views on socialism, their anti-Semitic rhetoric, and their negative comments about law enforcement – but the President’s tweet that some Members of Congress should go back to the ‘places from which they came’ was way over the line, and he should take that down.”

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Collins, King Announce Nearly $800,000 for UNE’s Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the University of New England (UNE) has been awarded $749,999 for their Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP).  This funding was allocated through the Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).  UNE, in collaboration with the University of Maine (UMaine), aims to improve the health and well-being of Maine’s older adults through enhanced practitioner training and the formation of a statewide council, AgingME.

 

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To Address Tariff Impacts on Lobsters, Maine Delegation Urges Government Promotional Support

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Jared Golden (D-Maine) sent a letter urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to include significant funding for Maine’s lobster industry as the Department finalizes their aid package for agricultural producers affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs.

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Collins, Menendez, Feinstein Lead Bipartisan Resolution Congratulating U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team on Historic Victory

Washington, D.C. – As the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) was being cheered by thousands of fans at the ticker tape parade in New York City, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) led their colleagues in introducing a bipartisan resolution congratulating the team for winning the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The resolution also highlights the Senate’s solidarity with the team as they fight for equal pay.

 

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