Are 52 Million Americans At An Unnecessary Risk For Identity Theft?

As Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, I oversee the Committee’s Fraud Hotline (1-855-303-9470). This hotline has been a useful tool to enable seniors and their loved ones to report instances of scams and fraud targeted at our nation’s seniors. The hotline has also provided Committee investigators with useful information as we work to educate seniors about these scams and help put a stop to them.


Collins, Wyden Offer Bill To Authorize Trade Adjustment Assistance

Washington, DC— Today, Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) and the Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) introduced legislation for a six-year reauthorization of Trade Adjustment Assistance, a critical job training and worker assistance program that strengthens the American workforce and helps make certain the United States can continue to compete successfully in the global economy.


Senator Collins Leads Effort To Prevent DHS Funding Lapse, Stop President's Executive Overreach

WASHINGTON, DC — Senator Collins spoke on the Senate floor today in support of the bill she authored, the “Immigration Rule of Law Act,” and on the need to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). She offered the bill as a compromise to end the impasse over funding for the Department which oversees our nation’s border protection and immigration agencies. The Senate voted 57 to 42 to proceed to Senator Collins’ bill, but under the Senate rules, 60 votes were required to proceed to debate.



Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins voted today in favor of proceeding to an open and fair debate on the bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. Following the vote, Senator Collins released this statement:

“It is my goal to ensure first and foremost that the Department of Homeland Security is fully funded to perform its dangerous and vital mission to protect our people.


Yarmouth HS Assistant Principal Named Maine’s 2015 Assistant Principal Of The Year


Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Susan Collins welcomed Joshua Ottow, Assistant Principal of Yarmouth High School (YHS), to Washington today after recently being named Maine’s 2015 Assistant Principal of the Year.


“Strong leadership in our educational system is crucial to the success of our students in Maine and across the country. I am proud to congratulate Yarmouth High School’s Joshau Ottow for his outstanding leadership and hard work on behalf of the students in his school,” said Senator Collins.



ICYMI: “Collins: Compromise Key To Progress”

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Collins: compromise key to progress

Maine’s senior senator delovers Mitchell lecture

Morning Sentinel

By: Kaitlin Schroeder

April 9, 2015

Maine's senior senator focused on the need for moderation and compromise to achieve progress in Washington.