Senators King, Collins Celebrate National Lobster Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins released a statement in honor of National Lobster Day. In July, the Senate unanimously passed a resolution introduced by Senators King and Collins that designated September 25, 2017 as National Lobster Day, which recognizes the historic and economic importance of lobster in the United States.

 

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Senate Unanimously Passes Senators Collins, Casey Resolution Marking September 22nd as “National Falls Prevention Awareness Day”

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved a resolution, authored by Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, and cosponsored by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Ranking Member of the Senate Aging Committee, marking September 22nd (the first day of the Fall season) as “National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.” 

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Senators Collins, Reed Call for Quick Distribution of Heating Assistance Funding

Washington, D.C. - As state agencies prepare their Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) programs for the upcoming winter months, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jack Reed (D-RI) are leading a bipartisan coalition of senators in urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to release funds for LIHEAP as quickly as possible under the current continuing resolution.

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SCAM ALERT: Con Artists Trying to Take Advantage of Hurricane Victims

Washington, D.C.— A warning from the leaders of the Senate Aging Committee: Be on the lookout for con artists trying to take advantage of victims in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Bob Casey (D-PA), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Aging Committee, are urging people, particularly older Americans, to be cautious of con artists who often target vulnerable communities following natural disasters.

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