WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins announced that the Senate last night unanimously approved Greg Nadeau, a native of Lewiston and former advisor to then-Governor King, to lead the Federal Highway Administration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins announced that the Senate last night unanimously passed a resolution designating September 25, 2015 as “National Lobster Day.” The Maine Senators introduced the “National Lobster Day” resolution on July 27th to recognize lobster’s prominent place in the culture and economy of the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in Boothbay $298,674 in grant funding to study the interactions between viruses and the parasites that cause Dermo disease in oysters, clams and other bivalves.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded several state and local preparedness grants to the State of Maine. The awards total $8,711,309 and are part of the FY 2015 Homeland Security Grant Program, which is comprised of several related grant programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a briefing on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) from White House officials on Sunday and President Obama’s introduction of the regulations today, Senator Collins released the following statement:
“The plan issued by President Obama today appears to be more flexible than was originally proposed, providing states with more time to submit plans and to achieve compliance with the requirements to reduce their carbon pollution from power plants.
It is always a pleasure to welcome Mainers when they visit Washington, DC. Recently, it was an honor to welcome Moninda Marube, a relatively new resident of our State, to our nation’s capital during his amazing 3,700-mile run from Auburn, Maine, to Santa Barbara, California, to raise awareness of the evils of human trafficking.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Chris Coons (D-DE) today introduced the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015 to strengthen U.S. government efforts to end preventable deaths of mothers, newborns, and young children in developing nations around the world. Both Senators Collins and Coons spoke from the Senate floor today urging their colleagues to join them in supporting this legislation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today welcomed Maine Girls Nation delegates Elise Dumont of Newcastle and Salma Mohamed of Auburn to Washington. The American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation Program welcomes two representatives from each state who travel to Washington where the young leaders learn about the structure and function of the federal government.