Senator Collins Warns of Ongoing Social Security Imposter Scams

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Aging Committee, is warning older Americans of ongoing scam attempts involving criminals posing as Social Security Administration (SSA) employees.  The Social Security impersonation scam was the most common fraud reported to the Committee’s Fraud Hotline in 2019 and continues to be among the top-reported scams. 



Collins, Hassan Lead Push for Support of School Meal Programs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) led a letter that was signed by 34 of their colleagues, including Senator Angus King (I-ME), to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to continue critical flexibilities that have allowed students to access meals throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. If extended throughout the 2020-2021 school year, children would maintain access regardless of school opening status, and struggling school nutrition programs would benefit from additional financial relief. 



Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $650,000 for Casco Bay Water Conservation Efforts

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $662,518 to the University of Southern Maine to support its Casco Bay Estuary Partnership's (CBEP) Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan.  The CBEP agreement is aimed at reducing nutrient pollution and its impacts, including coastal acidification, in Casco Bay.