Senators Collins, King Announce $10.2 Million for State and Local Preparedness Programs throughout Maine

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a total of $10,251,895 in state and local preparedness grants to the State of Maine.  This funding was awarded through the fiscal year (FY) 2020 State and Local Preparedness Grant Program to help address the nation’s immediate security needs and ensure public safety in communities across the country.



Senator Collins Calls for Increasing Support for Clean Energy Sector in Next COVID-19 Package

Washington, D.C. —U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined a group of six of her colleagues in sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), urging the consideration of policies that will bolster jobs and innovation across the clean energy economy in the next COVID-19 relief package, including for renewables, nuclear, carbon capture, energy efficiency, advanced transportation, and energy storage.


Legislation to Strengthen National Defense Clears Senate with Provisions Championed by Senator Collins

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which would authorize $731.4 billion for national defense, passed the Senate by an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 86-14 today.  The Senate and the House of Representatives will now work to resolve the differences between their respective NDAA bills.