Washington, D.C. — Ahead of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day tomorrow, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) announced the locations of the Maine collection sites. Click HERE for locations.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) led a group of 23 Senators, including Senator Angus King (I-ME), in calling on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to reverse course and review dozens of applications for grant funding for first generation college students. The Department recently rejected these applications due to ridiculous formatting requirements.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Susan Collins was named one of the most effective Senators by FiscalNote. FiscalNote calculates effectiveness scores using a comprehensive algorithm based on 12 factors to measure how successful Members of Congress are at guiding bills through the legislative process. In particular, FicalNote recognized Senator Collins’ effective advocacy on behalf of American workers.
Washington, D.C. - Bipartisan legislation reintroduced by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), co-chairs of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, to establish a national commission of health care experts to advance diabetes care and prevention will be sent to the Senate floor after being unanimously passed today by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee.
Washington, D.C. - As the era of driverless cars and trucks approaches, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jack Reed (D-RI), the Chairman and Ranking Member at the helm the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD), are asking the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to examine the impact self-driving trucks will have on the two million Americans who currently work as truck drivers and the communities where they live.
Washington, D.C. - The Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy released the results of their “Bipartisan Index” today. For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. Senator Susan Collins ranked as the most bipartisan Senator.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced bipartisan legislation that would ensure that public sector workers and their families can receive their full Social Security benefits. Right now, the law results in many of these workers or their spouses receiving reduced benefits.
By: Senator Susan M. Collins
Small businesses are our nation’s job creators. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses employ more than half of all American workers and have generated two-out-of-three net new jobs since the 1970s.
Maine truly is a small business state, with nearly 300,000 of our residents employed by our more than 141,000 small businesses. That’s nearly 60 percent of our workforce.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King applauded yesterday's decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce, which confirmed that Catalyst Paper received a negligible amount of subsidies during the review period. Catalyst Paper will now be excluded from the countervailing duty order on supercalendered paper.