WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins today joined Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D., (R-LA) in introducing the Patient Freedom Act, a plan to reform the health care system and to protect millions of Americans who are at risk of losing their health care coverage should the Supreme Court rule in favor of the plaintiffs in the forthcoming King v. Burwell decision. Senator Collins is an original co-sponsor of the Patient Freedom Act, which would help to lower costs, eliminate mandates, give states increased flexibility, and put patients in control of their health care.
Washington, D.C. - Senators Susan Collins, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, and Angus King announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded Pleasant Point Reservation Housing Authority $410,710 to support the protection of the waste water treatment plant at the Passamaquoddy Tribe Pleasant Point Reservation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King welcomed a group of 43 middle school students from Woolwich Central School to the Capitol. Collins and King met with the students in the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building.
“It was a pleasure to welcome these impressive Woolwich students to Washington today,” said Senators Collins and King in a joint statement. “The future of our state depends on an engaged and informed generation of young people, and if this group is any indication, that future will be a bright one.”
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, and Senator Angus King announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Knox County Regional Airport and DeWitt Field, Old Town Municipal Field more than $3.5 million in grant funding.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King welcomed an announcement from the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service (USCIS), a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), that the agency is accepting additional H2-B visa applications for immigrant workers with a start date between April 1 and September 30, 2015.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins has announced that Kyle Olehnik, a Rockport native, has been awarded a summer internship in her Washington, D.C. office. Kyle is a 2012 graduate of Camden Hills Regional High School and is the son of Kevin Olehnik.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins has announced that Zoe Atchinson, a Cumberland native, has been awarded a summer internship in her Washington, D.C. office. Zoe is the daughter of Joan and Brian Atchinson.
“Zoe is a terrific student and a hard worker, and I am delighted to welcome her to Washington, D.C.,” said Senator Collins. “It is always an honor to give students the opportunity to become actively involved in the legislative process and to serve the citizens of Maine.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins has announced that Rose Hyland, a Searsmont native, has been awarded a summer internship in her Washington, D.C. office. Rose is a 2012 graduate of Belfast Area High School and the daughter of Mary and Randy Hyland of Searsmont.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that seven Maine airports have been awarded federal grants totaling more than $2 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be used for general improvements and safety enhancements.
Nearly one in four Maine residents—more than 325,000 individuals—receives retirement, survivor, or disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA). Of these beneficiaries, more than 225,000 are seniors over age 65. These individuals are served by eight field offices located throughout our state, where trained staff can help them obtain important documents and navigate through the complexities of the Social Security and Medicare programs so they can apply for, and receive the benefits which they have earned.