Senator Collins Announces More Than $6.1 Million for Maine Airports

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that four Maine airports have received a total of $6,121,002.  This funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). 

 

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Senators Collins, Manchin Push for More Broadband Hotspots

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) called on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to work with broadband service providers and Congress to increase access to mobile broadband hotspots across rural America.

 

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Collins, King Push for Relief for Local Broadcasters, Newspapers During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) joined a bipartisan group of 74 senators in a letter urging Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Russell Vought to support local radio broadcasters, television broadcasters, and newspapers during the coronavirus pandemic. The letter comes as the widespread impact of the pandemic – including plummeting advertising revenue – could decimate regional and local news outlets even as communities have become increasingly reliant on their coverage of the public health crisis.

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Senators Collins, King Announce Maine to Receive More Than $5 Million to Support COVID-19 Response

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that Maine has been awarded $5,075,000 to support the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The funding distributed today is part of the $631 million for the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC) cooperative agreement that was included in the CARES Act that Senators Collins and King voted for.

 

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Senators Collins, Bennet Call on Congressional Leaders to Make CARES Act Election Assistance Grants More Accessible for States

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) wrote to congressional leaders urging them to allow the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to waive a requirement that states provide a 20 percent match for the $400 million in election assistance grants included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act if circumstances related to the pandemic prevent them from providing this match.

 

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