Washington, D.C.--U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) urged U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to continue premium processing for doctors participating in the Conrad 30 program that helps rural America.
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.
Washington, D.C.--U.S. Senator Susan Collins made the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released its cost estimate for the House ACA replacement bill:
As I travel throughout Maine, I see again and again an equally important quality among our veterans -- they continue to serve long after their days in uniform come to an end. In civic affairs, community projects, and charities, our veterans step forward, giving back when they already have given so much.
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).
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tom Carper (D-DE) and U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, legislation to encourage building owners to invest in life-saving fire safety upgrades.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As more Americans are choosing to grow older in their own homes, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) today introduced legislation that will help make independent living less burdensome.
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.
Washington, D.C. — The American transportation network’s current state of disrepair is no secret to the millions of people who regularly navigate potholes, drive over structurally deficient bridges, or are delayed in traffic each year.