Collins, King Statement in Advance of National Lobster Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King released a statement in honor of National Lobster Day, which will be celebrated this coming Sunday. In July, the Senate unanimously passed a resolution introduced by Senators Collins and King that designated September 25, 2016, as National Lobster Day.

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Senator Collins Testifies in Support of Personal Care Products Safety Act

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins today testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on the need to update the nation’s nearly 80-year-old law to ensure the safety of personal care products. She urged the Committee to advance the Personal Care Products Safety Act, which she introduced with Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA):

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Senator Collins Signs Letter led by Senator King Calling on Board of Directors for San Francisco Federal Reserve to Reject Reappointment of Wells Fargo CEO to Advisory Council

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins signed a letter today led by Senator Angus King calling on the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Board of Directors to not reappoint John Stumpf, the CEO of Wells Fargo, to another term on the Federal Advisory Council. The Council, of which Stumpf is currently a member, is responsible for consulting with and offering direct insight to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on a broad range of economic, monetary, and financial issues.

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Senator Collins Applauds $25 Million for Alzheimer’s Research Center to be Co-Led by The Jackson Laboratory

U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Co-Chair of the Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s, applauded today’s announcement that the National Institute on Aging has selected The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor to co-lead the Alzheimer’s Disease Precision Models Center in conjunction with Indiana University. The National Institute on Aging will award The Jackson Laboratory and Indiana University $25 million in grant funding to establish and support this new innovative effort to combat Alzheimer’s disease.

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