WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Congressman Bruce Poliquin today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will award the Etna Volunteer Fire Department $238,096 as part of the Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and Angus King announced today that Maine Parent Federation, Inc. will receive $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Education under the Parent Training and Information Center Program.
On the Heels of Yesterday’s Introduction of Bipartisan Cybersecurity Legislation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins joined with five of their Senate colleagues to introduce a resolution that would designate Friday, September 25, 2015 as “National Lobster Day.” Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) also co-sponsored the resolution, which recognizes the historic and economic importance of lobster in the United States.
Marube is an activist currently running 3,700 miles
from Maine to California to raise awareness about human trafficking
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Susan Collins welcomed Auburn, Maine’s Moninda Marube to the U.S. Capitol this morning. Moninda is an anti-human trafficking activist and is currently running across the country to raise awareness about this deplorable crime and to share his personal story.
The information and communications networks we refer to as cyberspace are critical to our economy, national defense, homeland security, and everyday lives. Yet every week, we learn of more threats to our cyber infrastructure. The specter of our adversaries disrupting our telecommunication system, shutting down our electrical power, or freezing our financial markets is not science fiction.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded $118,838 to support Jackson Laboratory’s Short Course on Systems Genetics. Held in the fall, the week-long course is designed to accommodate scientists with a wide variety of backgrounds seeking to expand their knowledge of genetics.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today welcomed Maine Boys Nation delegates Peter Spectre of Belfast and Seamus McDonough of Wells to Washington. The American Legion Boys Nation Program selects two representatives from each state to travel to Washington where the young leaders learn about the structure and function of the federal government.
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $2,773,730 in grants to the City of Portland for investment in low-income housing projects.
Funding will support study of climate change and effect on bird migration
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Maine $201,515 in grant funding to support the study of climate change and its effect on birds’ migratory patterns and food sources.