Senate Passes King, Collins National Lobster Day Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins announced that the Senate last night unanimously passed a resolution designating September 25, 2015 as “National Lobster Day.” The Maine Senators introduced the “National Lobster Day” resolution on July 27th to recognize lobster’s prominent place in the culture and economy of the United States.

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Senator Collins Statement Following Announcement Of Clean Power Plan

     WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a briefing on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) from White House officials on Sunday and President Obama’s introduction of the regulations today, Senator Collins released the following statement:
 
      “The plan issued by President Obama today appears to be more flexible than was originally proposed, providing states with more time to submit plans and to achieve compliance with the requirements to reduce their carbon pollution from power plants.
 

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Running For A Cause

It is always a pleasure to welcome Mainers when they visit Washington, DC. Recently, it was an honor to welcome Moninda Marube, a relatively new resident of our State, to our nation’s capital during his amazing 3,700-mile run from Auburn, Maine, to Santa Barbara, California, to raise awareness of the evils of human trafficking.

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Senators Collins, Coons Introduce Bill To Aid Women And Children In Developing Nations

     WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Chris Coons (D-DE) today introduced the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015 to strengthen U.S. government efforts to end preventable deaths of mothers, newborns, and young children in developing nations around the world.  Both Senators Collins and Coons spoke from the Senate floor today urging their colleagues to join them in supporting this legislation.
 

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