As I travel throughout Maine, I see again and again an equally important quality among our veterans -- they continue to serve long after their days in uniform come to an end. In civic affairs, community projects, and charities, our veterans step forward, giving back when they already have given so much.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) led a bipartisan letter to the Trump Administration urging reconsideration of proposed cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that would disproportionately affect coastal states like Maine. Their letter was cosigned by four bipartisan Senators, including U.S. Senator Angus King (I-ME).
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tom Carper (D-DE) and U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, legislation to encourage building owners to invest in life-saving fire safety upgrades.
Washington, D.C. — The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) honored U.S. Senator Susan Collins today with its 2017 Congressional Voice for Children Award for her “outstanding leadership and commitment to improving education and advancing issues impacting children’s health and well-being.” Maine PTA President Tracy Walker and Maine PTA Vice President Haley Tripp presented the award to Senator Collins in her Washington, D.C., office.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As more Americans are choosing to grow older in their own homes, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) today introduced legislation that will help make independent living less burdensome.
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Patty Murray (D-WA) reintroduced bipartisan legislation to expand a successful program that helps those who care for wounded, ill, or injured veterans. The Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act would open the program to veterans of all eras, making resources available to more of the family members and other loved ones who have taken on a caregiver role for veterans.
Washington, D.C. — The American transportation network’s current state of disrepair is no secret to the millions of people who regularly navigate potholes, drive over structurally deficient bridges, or are delayed in traffic each year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King yesterday met with Lily Tedford of South Portland and Katie Waeldner of Yarmouth, Maine’s 2017 delegates to the 55th Annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP). Lily and Katie are among 102 other students from across the country who were selected to spend a week in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) announced today that a bipartisan resolution she introduced with Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) recognizing March 8, 2017, as International Women’s Day passed the Senate unanimously last night.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the following statement after the House passed the 2017 Defense funding bill, which includes $433 million for the construction of an additional Arleigh Burke class destroyer (DDG-51) that will be awarded to Bath Iron Works (BIW).