Nation’s largest senior group says “this legislation protects individuals at financial institutions who disclose suspected financial exploitation of senior citizens to appropriate agencies, and requires the financial institution to provide training on identifying and handling of potential exploitation.”
“The Power Center: How A Moderate Wields Big Influence In A Polarized Senate”
NPR | By: Ailsa Chang
Susan Collins has broken both of her ankles. She broke her left one when she was running in high heels to the Senate chamber because she so desperately refused to miss a vote. The Maine Republican has the second-longest voting streak in the Senate, by the way, after fellow Republican Chuck Grassley of Iowa.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins met with Yarmouth native Samuel “Sammy” Holmes Potter, who was selected for the United States Senate Page Program for the spring of 2017. Sammy was nominated to the program by Senator Collins following a competitive selection process. He is the son of Ben and Dina Potter.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), along with Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Todd Young (R-IN), Rob Portman (R-OH), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), today sent a letter to President Trump urging his Administration to pursue a principled and tough-minded Russia policy, highlighting Russia's aggressive behavior in Ukraine, Syria, and cyberspace.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins met with Judge Neil Gorsuch, the President’s nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States today. Following their more than hour-long meeting, Senator Collins released this statement:
“The consideration of a Supreme Court nominee is one of the Senate’s most important constitutional responsibilities.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced legislation to expand training and support services for families and caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The legislation would authorize grants to public and non-profit organizations that improve caregiver health and allow patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias to stay in their homes longer.
Washington, D.C. — In an effort to better protect families in HUD-assisted housing from lead-based paint hazards, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jack Reed (D-RI) and U.S. Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL25) and David Price (D-NC4) today called upon the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to produce a report on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) programs that address lead-based paint hazards.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to an announcement from Sappi Fine North America that it will invest $165 million in Paper Machine No. 1 at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. — Citing the tremendous personal and economic toll Alzheimer’s disease takes on our nation, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today introduced a bipartisan Senate Resolution declaring that that the goal of preventing and effectively treating Alzheimer’s by 2025 is an “urgent national priority”.