Collins, Casey, Toomey, Donnelly Continue Fight for Children of Fallen First Responders

Washington, D.C.--U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Bob Casey (D-PA), Pat Toomey (R-PA), and Joe Donnelly (D-IN) reintroduced legislation to aid the children of fallen first responders. The Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act increases the amount of Pell Grant money available to qualifying students who are the children of fallen law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMS workers, and fire police.

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Senators Collins, Hirono to Trump Administration: NOAA Cuts Would Harm Coastal States

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) led a bipartisan letter to the Trump Administration urging reconsideration of proposed cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that would disproportionately affect coastal states like Maine. Their letter was cosigned by four bipartisan Senators, including U.S. Senator Angus King (I-ME).

 

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Senator Collins Receives PTA Congressional Voice for Children Award

Washington, D.C. — The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) honored U.S. Senator Susan Collins today with its 2017 Congressional Voice for Children Award for her “outstanding leadership and commitment to improving education and advancing issues impacting children’s health and well-being.” Maine PTA President Tracy Walker and Maine PTA Vice President Haley Tripp presented the award to Senator Collins in her Washington, D.C., office.

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Senators Collins, Murray Reintroduce Bill to Expand Veteran Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Patty Murray (D-WA) reintroduced bipartisan legislation to expand a successful program that helps those who care for wounded, ill, or injured veterans. The Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act would open the program to veterans of all eras, making resources available to more of the family members and other loved ones who have taken on a caregiver role for veterans.

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