WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Angus King (I-Maine) announced the five tribal communities in Maine have received $500,000 from the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration to support substance treatment use and mental illness care efforts.
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).
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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Washington, D.C.— The Internal Revenue Service issued a special alert for several groups of federal benefit recipients to act by Tuesday, May 5, if they did not file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly receive the full amount of their coronavirus stimulus payment (“Economic Impact Payment”).
Package includes $320 Billion for the Paycheck Protection Program Senator Collins Co-Authored to assist small businesses and employees
To date, nearly 17,000 small employers in Maine have been approved for $2.24 billion in forgivable PPP loans, providing paychecks for approximately 180,000 employees
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.
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.
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.