Maine Delegation Announces $2 Million for Gulf of Maine Lobster Research, Establishment of Regional Lobster Extension Program

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), and Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-ME-01) and Jared Golden (D-ME-02) announced today that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program has awarded $2 million to support a range of research projects to advance our understanding of the American lobster as well as to support a regional lobster extension program.

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ICYMI: Senators Collins, Grassley Pen Op-Ed on Their Work to Lower Drug Prices

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), the Chairman of the Aging Committee, and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, authored an op-ed that appeared in the Portland Press Herald today regarding their efforts to make medications more affordable and their support for the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act.

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Collins, Heinrich Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Streamline Clean Energy Technology Permitting

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) today introduced the American Energy Opportunity Act, a bipartisan bill to provide state and local governments with voluntary tools to expedite and standardize the permitting process for distributed energy technologies, such as rooftop solar and battery storage, while ensuring high-quality and safe installations.

 

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Collins, King Announce Over $2 Million to Strengthen Maine’s Forest EconomyCollins, King Announce Over $2 Million to Strengthen Maine’s Forest Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) announced that the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) had awarded $2,004,673 to East Millinocket Industrials, Maine Development Foundation, and Northern Forest Center. Senators Collins and King are strong supporters of investments in Maine’s forest products industry; in August, they celebrated the reopening of the historic Old Town Mill.

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