From the Days of Sail to the Age of the Atom, PNSY Works to Keep our Navy Strong

The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard was established by the United States government in 1800 and its first new product, the 74-gun ship of the line USS Washington, was launched in 1814.  Today, our Navy’s oldest continuously operating public shipyard is tasked with the overhaul, repair, and modernization of America’s nuclear submarine fleet.   PNSY truly has gone from the days of sail to the age of the atom.


ICYMI: “Collins calls for Alzheimer's support, funding after tour of Falmouth center”

FALMOUTH — The message from Maine’s senior U.S. senator was clear Tuesday morning: the state and the nation must do more for those with Alzheimer’s disease and the people who care for them.

Speaking at the Lunt Auditorium at 74 Lunt Road, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said while Alzheimer’s is “a devastating disease” for the patient, it is also harmful to family members who become caretakers.

“It’s impossible to talk about Alzheimer’s without talking about the caregivers,” Collins said.


Advisory: TOMORROW- Senators Collins to visit Sumner Memorial High School

KITTERY, ME—U.S. Senator Susan Collins will visit Sumner Memorial High School tomorrow and deliver remarks to the faculty, staff, and student body and tour Sumner’s innovative Pathways Programs. Senator Collins remarks will be open to the press.
      Sumner Memorial High School enrolls 252 students from the towns of Sullivan, Sorrento, Franklin, Gouldsboro, Winter Harbor, Steuben and some of Hancock.


A Year in Review

As we turn the page on 2015 and look to the future, I welcome this opportunity to share some of the accomplishments of the past year.  Although much work remains to be done, I was able to achieve progress on issues that matter to the people of Maine, whom I am honored to represent in the United States Senate.


Senator Susan Collins Secures Major Provisions for Maine in Omnibus Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator and Senior Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Susan Collins, successfully secured major provisions for Maine in the FY2016 Omnibus Bill, which will fund the government through next September. The legislation passed the Senate (65-33) this afternoon, following the House vote of (316-113) earlier today. The legislation was signed into law by the President this evening.