WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, and Congressman Bruce Poliquin, sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez urging him to approve the recently-filed petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) to assist the 195 displaced workers who are expected to lose their jobs following Expera’s announcement that it will close its Old Town mill due to foreign competition in the paper industry.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that several Maine tribes will receive various grant awards totaling $341,422 to support activities including economic development and treatment and prevention services for methamphetamine abuse and suicide. The grants come from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
From the Senate floor, Senator Collins stated, “We owe it to our nation’s veterans, 127,000 of whom reside in the great state of Maine. There are more than 21 million nationwide. We owe it to them to move forward with this important bill."
As the prevalence of prescription drug abuse and heroin abuse has increased throughout Maine and across our country, opioid use during pregnancy has also been on the rise
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that Maine will receive a total of $399,333 in funding to support world-class research and training throughout the state.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the expiration of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) set to take effect today, U.S. Senator Susan Collins spoke from the Senate floor today about a bill she cosponsored to provide a temporary 60-day extension for the program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King applauded two Maine schools, Costal Ridge Elementary School in York and Minot Consolidated School in Minot, that have earned recognition from the U.S. Department of Education as 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Only 335 schools across the nation were recognized for this achievement.