WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King congratulated Benjamin Levesque of Lyman and Connor Archer of Stillwater for being named Maine’s top Youth Volunteers for 2016 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. In addition to being named a top volunteer for Maine, Connor Archer was also named one of the top ten youth volunteers in the nation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today congratulated Thornton Academy students for their participation in the Carlos and Malú Alvarez Academic WorldQuest National Competition at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., last week. After earning the right to compete in Washington by winning the Maine state competition, the students placed 8th out of 49 high school teams from around the nation.
Washington, D.C. – Ahead of the 11th U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day TOMORROW, U.S.
Washington, D.C.—To honor our nation's teachers and commemorate National Teacher Appreciation Week, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced a bipartisan resolution to recognize the important work of teachers across the nation and thank them for their work to prepare students for success. The resolution passed the Senate by unanimous consent.
Washington, D.C.—In response to recent news reports that a comedic film is being considered for development would satirize President Ronald Reagan’s struggle with Alzheimer’s, U.S. Senator Susan Collins released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins was once again named the second most popular U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, and Angus King today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a total of $639,841 in grant funding to support maintenance efforts at Knox County Regional Airport and Lincoln Regional Airport.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, expressed her disappointment to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter regarding the Department of Defense’s (DoD) continuing refusal to comply with the Berry Amendment. Secretary Carter was testifying at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing reviewing the DoD’s fiscal year 2017 budget request.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) introduced bipartisan legislation today that would require the Department of Defense to provide initial entry service members with American-made athletic shoes upon arrival at basic training. This bill is part of a years-long effort focused on ensuring that our troops are equipped and outfitted with high-quality uniform items made in the United States. It also supports domestic manufacturing and protects hundreds of jobs for hardworking and dedicated American workers.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD), and Senator Angus King, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $58,995 to the State of Maine that will help keep our pipelines safe.