Senator Collins’ Statement on 75th Commemoration of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Washington, D.C. — In recognition of the 75th commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor, U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued the following statement:

“Throughout our nation and our state, we pause on this most solemn anniversary in memory of the more than 2,300 Americans who lost their lives 75 years ago, and in gratitude to the millions of Americans who met a great challenge with courage, sacrifice, and devotion to duty.

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Senator Collins' Statement on Nomination of Dr. Ben Carson

Washington, D.C. — Following the nomination of Dr. Ben Carson to be the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued this statement:

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Senators Collins and King Announce Maine Nominees to the United States Military Service Academies

U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced their nominees to the United States Military Academies. To be considered for an appointment to a service academy, applicants must be nominated by an authorized nominating source, which includes Members of Congress. Admission to the United States Coast Guard Academy, also a federal service academy, does not require a congressional nomination.

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Senator Collins Leads Bipartisan Push to Address Technicality That is Harming Veterans’ Access to Timely and Quality Health Care, Including Veterans in Southern Maine

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, led a bipartisan letter with Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) urging that all pending VA medical centers be authorized before Congress adjourns. The issue affects 24 facilities in 15 states, including the proposed Portland community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC) lease for which Senator Collins secured funding earlier this year.

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Collins, King Announce $3.7 Million Preschool Development Grant in Maine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have awarded $3,735,439 in grant funding to the State of Maine to continue to expand access to high-quality preschool for children from low-income families.

 

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Collins, Warner Lead Bipartisan Group of 18 Senators in Push to Waive Technicality That is Harming Veterans’ Access to Timely and Quality Health Care

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Mark Warner (D-VA) led a bipartisan letter yesterday urging that 24 pending VA medical centers in 15 states be authorized before Congress adjourns. The letter, which was addressed to Senate leadership as well as the leadership of the Senate Appropriations and VA Committees, was signed by 18 Senators.

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