Senator Collins’ Statement On Reports That OPM Cyber Attack Affected At Least 21.5 Individuals

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following the completion of its internal damage assessment, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced today that the personal information of at least 21.5 million individuals was compromised in the recent cyber attack at OPM. This number of affected individuals is more than five times the amount that OPM originally stated. In response to these reports, Senator Collins released the following statement:

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Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Continued Investment In The Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced today that the Senate Appropriations Committee, at her request, will once again include the Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship as part of the State Department’s international education exchange programs, the funding for which was approved by the Committee today. This direction was included as part of the Fiscal Year 2016 State, Foreign Operations & Related Programs Appropriations bill which must now be considered by the full Senate.

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Senate Appropriations Committee Reaffirms Commitment To International Women’s Empowerment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced today that the Senate Appropriations Committee, on which she serves, has approved funding for a number of initiatives that would empower women across the globe. The funding was directed as part of the Fiscal Year 2016 State, Foreign Operations & Related Programs Appropriations bill which must now be considered by the full Senate.

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Collins, King Applaud Argo Marketing, IYogi Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King welcomed the announcement that Argo Marketing of Maine and iYogi of India have partnered to set up a global service delivery center in Lewiston. This partnership between the world’s largest independent consumer tech support brand and the Maine marketing company is expected to bring a significant number of jobs to the area.

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