WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) today announced that tomorrow, September 25th, will mark “National Lobster Day”. The designation was established through resolution S.Res.293, which was introduced by Senators Collins and King and passed by the Senate in August.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that Presque Isle International Airport and Auburn-Lewiston Airport have been awarded a total of $9,988,754.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Representatives John Curtis (R-UT) and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) introduced a bipartisan, bicameral resolution marking today, September 23rd, through Friday, September 27th, as “National Clean Energy Week.”
Washington, D.C. – Following passage in the Senate earlier this month, legislation authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) to protect and promote America’s scenic roadways has been signed into law.
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.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, secured a total of $14,813,466 for three Maine cities and the Maine State Housing Authority to address lead hazards in Maine homes. Senator Collins wrote to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson in support of these grant requests.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tom Udall (D-NM) announced that the fiscal year 2020 Department of Agriculture funding bill includes a provision they authored that directs the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take action to curb the practice of lunch shaming.
Washington, D.C.—The Senate Aging Committee’s Fraud Hotline has recently received reports of two new scams that are targeting Mainers. The first involves the Social Security Administration, and the second affects CMP customers. U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Aging Committee, is warning Mainers to be vigilant and protect themselves from being defrauded.