WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree sent a letter urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward and fund critical dredging projects for York Harbor and the Saco River.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, is warning seniors of a new phishing scam. Through this scam, of which there are multiple variations, con artists send a text message that appears to have been sent from a well-known financial institution – such as a bank or a mortgage company – alerting potential victims of “suspicious activity” on their accounts and directing them to contact the bank.
Drug Take-Back Day Will Take Place from 10 a.m.—2 p.m. Saturday, October 22, 2016
Washington, D.C. — Ahead of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced the locations of the Maine collection sites. Click HERE for locations.
The photograph on the front page of the Sept. 25th Maine Sunday Telegram was heart wrenching – a darling 5-year-old girl named Arianna standing outside of her “home” – a makeshift tent in the woods near Portland.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King released the following statement today on the recent announcement that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided to not pursue a proposed rule at this time that would have required individuals to opt in to receive mutual fund information in paper form. Senators Collins and King have strongly advocated to keep paper as the default delivery method for financial disclosures.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin responded to today’s announcement that the European Commission’s Committee on Invasive Alien Species has decided that they will not proceed with the listing of American lobster as an invasive species at the European Union level. The decision brings an end to the proposal that threatened to end live American lobster exports to EU countries.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the Lewiston non-profit New Beginnings, Inc. will receive $185,400 through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to help expand New Beginnings’ outreach services and support their work to improve the lives of homeless as well as runaway youth and families in crisis. New Beginnings’ outreach program connects with youth who live outside the traditional service system in high-poverty urban and rural areas in central and western Maine.
*Click HERE to watch the Kennedy Forum*
Cambridge, MA — At the invitation of Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust, U.S. Senator Susan Collins participated in the Harvard University Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy Forum this evening.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Collins released the following statement upon the passing of Donn Fendler:
“Donn’s riveting memoir, Lost on a Mountain in Maine, captivated countless students in Maine and across the country. I loved reading Donn’s book as a child, which recounted his incredible tale of resilience and resourcefulness.