Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins met with Wiscasset Christian Academy high school seniors Jonathan Batchelder and Seth Paine. The students were in Washington, D.C., to attend the Youth Legislative Training Conference (YLTC), a five-day conference hosted by the American Association of Christian Schools.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins met with Marybeth Noonan, the winner of the 2016 Miss Maine Pageant, in her office in Washington, D.C. Noonan, a 20-year-old Raymond native, currently attends Lyndon State College in Vermont where she is studying electronic journalism.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) led a bipartisan letter to President Barack Obama urging his Administration to ensure that sanctions imposed on Iran for illicit, non-nuclear activities, such as its material support for terrorism, development of ballistic missiles, and human rights abuses are rigorously enforced. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) does not require these sanctions to be waived. The letter was signed by 35 Senators.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, and Senator Angus King, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a total of $337,345 to the Biddeford Municipal Airport. The funding will be used for the removal of tree obstructions in the Runway 6 approach surface and acquire one property, which is required for the obstruction removal project.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that five Maine fire departments will receive a total of $551,431 in grant funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.
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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, and Senator Angus King, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a total of $7,151,182 in funding to two airports in Maine. The funding is awarded through the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency within the DOT.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that The Opportunity Alliance will receive $2,771,947 to support its Early Head Start and Head Start programs. The grant was awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued the following statement today regarding the shootings in Dallas, Baton Rouge, and Minnesota:
“I am deeply troubled by the appalling acts of violence in Dallas, Baton Rouge, and Minnesota. This has been a painful week for our country.
“Law enforcement officials in Maine and across our country report for duty every day to keep our families safe, knowing that they may face danger. We are grateful for their bravery and their sacrifice.