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.



Senator Collins Warns of Two New Scams Targeting Mainers

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.