WASHINGTON, D.C. – After reports that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Katherine Archuleta will resign, U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, released the following statement:
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:
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a letter from U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will delay new menu labeling requirements at supermarkets, grocery stores, and similar retail locations for one year.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs has awarded the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point Reservation and the Aroostook Band of Micmacs grant funding totaling $237,396 as part of the Landscape Conservation Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Bipartisan legislation authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) that would overhaul the nation’s security clearance process recently passed out of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence as a part of the Intelligence Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2016.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Congressman Bruce Poliquin today announced that the United States Department of the Army will grant $25,000,000 to be shared by four companies and contractors in New England, including Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor.