Collins, King Applaud Maine Small Business Selected As Finalist In National InnovateHER Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King applauded Brunswick-based startup Bitzy Baby and its owners, Whitney and Seabren Reeves, for being named one of fifteen finalists in a national competition held by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for entrepreneurs that develop products and services in order to enhance the lives of women and their families.

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Collins, King Announce $210,000 In Economic Development Grants For Maine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award three Economic Development District Planning grants to Maine organizations totaling $210,000. The Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, Eastern Maine Development Corporation, and Northern Maine Development Corporation each will receive $70,000 to help create an economic development planning framework, process, and strategy to support private capital investment and job creation in their respective regions.

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Are 52 Million Americans At An Unnecessary Risk For Identity Theft?

As Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, I oversee the Committee’s Fraud Hotline (1-855-303-9470). This hotline has been a useful tool to enable seniors and their loved ones to report instances of scams and fraud targeted at our nation’s seniors. The hotline has also provided Committee investigators with useful information as we work to educate seniors about these scams and help put a stop to them.

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Collins, Wyden Offer Bill To Authorize Trade Adjustment Assistance

Washington, DC— Today, Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) and the Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) introduced legislation for a six-year reauthorization of Trade Adjustment Assistance, a critical job training and worker assistance program that strengthens the American workforce and helps make certain the United States can continue to compete successfully in the global economy.

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