Senator Collins’ Bill to Advance Energy Storage Technology Clears Senate Hurdle

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With broad, bipartisan support, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today advanced a comprehensive energy storage package to the full Senate.  The package was reported as an amendment to the Better Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Act introduced by Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine). The committee chose to use Senator Collins’ bill as the foundation of the package to reflect of her leadership on energy storage and clean energy technologies. 

 

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Bill to Fund Key Agricultural Programs in Maine Passes Senate Appropriations Committee

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, announced that the full committee advanced the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies funding bill by a vote of 31-0.  The legislation includes provisions championed by Senator Collins to support potato and forest products research programs, expand access to rural broadband, and lower the cost of prescriptions drugs.

 

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