Washington, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, and Mark Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation that would reduce duplicative filing costs for small businesses looking to offer retirement plans to their employees and sole-proprietors.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that Bucksport will receive $240,595 for the Bucksport Fire and Emergency Medical Services’ Fire Prevention and Smoke Detector Installation program. The grant will help cover the cost of purchasing and installing 10-year smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors for approximately 2,400 homes in Bucksport and Verona Island. During the installation, firefighters plan to offer residents a brief fire prevention home inspection and provide important fire safety information.
Washington, D.C. — “Unyielding adherence to an extreme position is easy. It is the hard work of bringing people together to find common ground that requires determination, intellect, and courage,” Senator Collins told American University (AU) students during her lecture about the dangers of increasing partisanship in Congress.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the cities of Portland, Bangor, and Augusta will receive a total of $157,034 from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. The funds will be used to support officer training, technology upgrades, and the purchase of law enforcement equipment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Susan Collins (R-ME), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Angus King (I-ME) sent a letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees urging them to incorporate language in the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would ensure servicemembers and Department of Defense (DoD) civilians, including public shipyard workers, receive full reimbursement when traveling on long-term temporary duty (TDY).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The offices of Maine’s Congressional Delegation will host a Military Academy Seminar in cooperation with the Maine Maritime Academy in Portland on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress Street, from 6 – 8:30 PM. Registration is from 5:30 – 6 PM.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the City of Lewiston has been awarded a $42,654 grant through Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. The funding can be used to support officer training, technology upgrades, and the purchase of new law enforcement equipment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $200,000 to Cary Medical Center in Caribou as part of its Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following their leadership and advocacy on the Senate Appropriations and Armed Services Committees, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Angus King (I-ME) announced today that the U.S. Navy plans to provide funding for two critical projects at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY). The funding includes $25.7 million to conduct critical repairs and improvements to dry dock #3, as well as $7.2 million for engineering and design work related to the construction of a super flood basin for dry dock #1.