WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) joined a bipartisan group of colleagues to introduce the Improving Social Security’s Service to Victims of Identity Theft Act. The legislation would create a single point of contact at the Social Security Administration (SSA) for identity theft issues, cutting red tape and making it easier for victims to resolve their cases.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), the Co-Chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), sent a letter to Senate Leadership encouraging additional support for first responders in the next COVID-19 relief package. The letter was signed by ten of their colleagues, including Senator Angus King (I-ME).
Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, calling on him to adjust the temporary tariff deferral process for U.S. companies that are experiencing economic hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Jon Tester (D-MT), andLisa Murkowski (R-AK), are leading a bipartisan group of 40 Senators in pressing congressional leadership to include significant funding for the Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) in any upcoming coronavirus relief package. Senator Angus King (I-ME) co-signed the letter.
Washington, D.C.—Although much of the attention on public health is rightly focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senator Susan Collins is urging Mainers to continue to take precautions to protect themselves from tick-borne illnesses as the height of tick season approaches. Senator Collins is a member of the Health Committee and the author of the Kay Hagan Tick Act, which became law last year.
Maine would receive $2 billion through the SMART Act, with more funds available determined directly by revenue shortfalls
This builds on the $1.25 billion Maine has already received through the CARES Act – funds which would be made more flexible
Washington, D.C. – As America’s first responders face perils on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed bipartisan legislation to ensure families of first responders who have lost their lives to COVID-19 can quickly access survivor benefits.
Washington. D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the University of New England (UNE) will receive a total of $186,080 to increase telehealth capabilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding was awarded through the CARES Act, which Senators Collins and King voted for.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) are leading a bipartisan resolution supporting the designation of today, May 15th, as “National Senior Fraud Awareness Day.” Their resolution is co-sponsored by Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ), Bob Casey (D-PA), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Doug Jones (D-AL), Josh Hawley (R-MO), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Chuck Grassley (R-IA).