Collins, King Applaud $1.5 Million Investment to Support Emerging Technologies in Maine’s Forest Products Industry

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, a cofounder of the Working Forest Caucus, applauded today’s announcement by the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) Board of Directors that it is awarding a total of $1.5 million to two Maine forest products companies.  The funding stemmed from MTI’s collaboration with the Forest Opportunities Roadmap (FOR/Maine) Initiative, which Senators Collins and King have championed.



Senator Collins Joins Bipartisan Group in Introducing Bill to Promote Innovation in Sustainable Chemistry

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) in introducing the Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019


This bipartisan bill encourages the development of new and innovative chemicals, products, and processes with an improved environmental footprint through efficient use of resources, reducing or eliminating exposure to hazardous substances, or otherwise minimizing harm to human health and the environment.


Senator Collins Joins Colleagues in Introducing Bill to Provide Regulatory Relief for Businesses & Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Ron Johnson (R-WI), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and James Lankford (R-OK) in introducing the Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act to require independent regulatory agencies to analyze the costs and benefits of new regulations and tailor new rules to minimize unnecessary burdens on the economy and job creators.