Senators Collins And Markey Call For Increased Alzheimer's Funding In Federal Spending Bill

            WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), who co-chair the Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease and have been leaders in the effort to increase federal funds directed to the disease, are calling on the Senate Appropriations Committee to include in the final FY 2015 spending package a $100 million increase in funding for the National Institute on Aging (NIA).

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Senator Collins On Eastport Pier Collapse

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Ranking Member and incoming Chair of the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement regarding the pier collapse in the Eastport harbor:
 

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Sens. Collins, King Announce $190,000 In Federal Funding For Arts Programs In Maine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will award a total of $190,000 in grant funding to eight organizations in Maine that foster artistic creativity and innovation in their communities. These grants will support a wide range of artistic endeavors including film and folk festivals, stage productions, painting and sculpture classes, and a poetry press, among others. 

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Thanksgiving Message From Senator Collins

“Today, on a day that America sets aside to give thanks, I am especially thankful for the brave men and women in our nation’s armed forces.  We are all grateful for your courage, devotion to duty, and sacrifice.  And I give thanks to your families and loved ones, for they too, make a great sacrifice. 

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