WASHINGTON D.C.— The United States Senate passed bipartisan legislation today introduced by U.S. Senator Susan Collins aimed at stopping the spread of the terrorist organization Boko Haram. Boko Haram continues to commit terrible acts of brutal violence against civilians in Nigeria as well as in Chad, Cameroon, and Niger, and Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to ISIS.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, an opponent of late-term abortion, spoke from the Senate floor today to outline concerns about legislation that would ban such abortions, even when the physical health of the woman is at risk of serious harm.
WASHINGTON — United States Senator Susan Collins, along with a bipartisan delegation of her Senate colleagues, filed a bipartisan amendment today that will increase government accountability by providing much-needed authority for our nation’s inspectors general (IG). This amendment will help to ensure that these government agency watchdogs can perform their responsibilities in an efficient and independent manner.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The offices of Maine’s Congressional Delegation will host a Military Academy Seminar in cooperation with the Maine Maritime Academy in Portland on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress Street, from 6 – 8:30 PM. Registration is from 5:30 – 6 PM.
“Maine has been a leader in the development of offshore wind technology, and this funding will help ensure that Maine will continue to be at the forefront of making this resource a fundamental component of U.S. energy innovation.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the expiration of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) fast approaching, a bipartisan coalition of 53 senators led by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Richard Burr (R-N.C.), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) is calling on Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Reid to permanently reauthorize and adequately fund the nation’s premier federal conservation program, now in its 50th year.
Each year, Americans set aside National POW/MIA Recognition Day to honor those who fought for freedom and who experienced the worst of war.
"People around the country respect Mainers for their work ethic and diligence, values that I have always worked to reflect during my time in the United States Senate.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Susan Collins cast her 6,000th consecutive roll call vote. The fourth term, senior Senator from Maine has never missed a vote since taking office in January 1997—a record that makes her the longest-serving member of the current United States Senate never to have missed a roll call vote.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that three museums in Maine will receive federal funding through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The Abbe Museum of Bar Harbor, Brick Store Museum of Kennebunk, and L.C. Bates Museum of Hinckley will receive $518,674 collectively.