Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the Immigration Resource Center of Maine (formerly the United Somali Women of Maine) in Lewiston will receive $300,000 from the Office on Violence Against Women through the Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services Program.
September 22, 2016, marked the first day of the fall season, a time to enjoy Maine’s beautiful foliage and crisp weather. It also was National Falls Prevention Day, a time to better educate seniors, families, and caregivers – as well as government and civic organizations – about the practices, programs, and policies that can be taken to reduce the risk of falls.
The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty Presented Senator Collins with the Bruce F. Vento Award
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the Maine Department of Health and Human Services will receive a total of $9,458,354 through the Department of Justice Crime Victims Fund to enhance crime victim services in Maine.
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.
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):
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the Maine Juvenile Justice Advisory Group (JJAG) was awarded a total of $400,402 to carry out its ThreeYear Comprehensive Plan for addressing juvenile justice and delinquency prevention issues in the state, as well as to continue practices that have led to a reduction in system-involved youth.
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.
The legislation will help communities recruit, retain volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel
Volunteer firefighters donate services worth approximately $18,000 per year to their departments
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that eighteen community health centers across Maine will receive a total of $963,623 in federal funding to support their operations and provide quality health care services.