Senator Collins’ Statement on Nomination of Bruce Poliquin to Serve as Chair of National SIPC

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued this statement following the announcement that former Congressman Bruce Poliquin has been nominated to serve as Chairman of the Board of Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).

 

“Congratulations to Bruce Poliquin on this impressive nomination,” said Senator Collins.  “As a member of Congress, Bruce fought hard to protect the savings of hardworking Americans.  I know Bruce will bring that same tenacity—along with his years of experience in business—to this new role.”

 

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Senator Collins’ Transportation & Housing Funding Bill Advances with Major Wins for Maine

Washington, D.C. — Today the Appropriations Committee advanced the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill, legislation authored by Chairman Susan Collins, by a vote of 31-0.  The legislation includes Senator Collins’ provisions to make critical improvements to Maine’s transportation infrastructure, promote economic development, and provide housing assistance for the most vulnerable populations.

 

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Funding Secured by Senator Collins to Support Homelessness Prevention Programs Clears Appropriations Committee

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that the Appropriations Committee approved $2.8 billion to help communities design and implement local solutions to end homelessness.  Senator Collins included this funding as part of the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill.

 

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Appropriations Committee Approves Key Funding Senator Collins Secured for Rural Airports

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that the Appropriations Committee approved a $237 million increase for the Federal Aviation Administration as part of the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill she authored.  The $17.7 billion in total funding for the agency will help to improve safety and operations at rural airports in Maine and across the country.

 

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