WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced the Kids Eat Local Act, legislation to help increase schools’ access to locally grown foods by providing flexibility around the use of geographic preference in the National School Lunch Program. This would make it easier for schools to source “locally grown, locally raised, and locally caught” food and farm products for their meal programs. U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) have introduced companion legislation in the U.S.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) released the following statement after makeup sold at Claire’s, a retail chain popular with children and teenagers, was found to contain asbestos:
“Recent news that makeup containing asbestos was sold by Claire’s and Beauty Plus highlights why we must pass the Personal Care Products Safety Act. The FDA still lacks the authority to recall personal care products that threaten public health, and our bill fixes that.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University have released their new overall Lifetime Scores on the Bipartisan Index. The rankings include all U.S. Senators who have served since 1993.
Due to a very high score in the 115th Congress, Senator Collins is now ranked the 2nd most bipartisan Senator in the 26-year history of the index.
For the last six consecutive years, Senator Collins has been ranked the most bipartisan current member of the United States Senate.
Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Tom Carper (D-DE), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) in introducing legislation to create a grant program for offshore wind career training and education.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced the Reach Every Mother and Child Act to strengthen the United States’ efforts to end preventable deaths of mothers, newborns, and young children in developing nations around the world.