Washington—Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today introduced the Personal Care Products Safety Act to protect consumers and streamline industry compliance by strengthening the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authority to regulate the ingredients in personal care products. While the personal care products industry is projected to exceed $60 billion in U.S.
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.
Washington D.C. – As a member of the Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, U.S. Senator Susan Collins released the following statement after the committee unanimously passed the “Every Child Achieves Act,” a bipartisan bill to reauthorize and reform the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as "No Child Left Behind."
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.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins spoke from the Senate Floor today about the amendment she offered to break the impasse over the Department of Homeland Security funding bill.
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 released the following statement today after a federal district court issued a preliminary injunction against the President’s November 2014 immigration executive action
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.
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.
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Collins: compromise key to progress
Maine’s senior senator delovers Mitchell lecture
By: Kaitlin Schroeder
April 9, 2015
Maine's senior senator focused on the need for moderation and compromise to achieve progress in Washington.