Collins, King, Poliquin Urge Commerce Secretary To Investigate Unfair Canadian Trade Practices In Paper Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), and Congressman Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), urge the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to address and put a stop to unfair Canadian trade practices in the paper market. At issue are potentially illegal subsidies being provided by the provincial government of Nova Scotia to the Port Hawkesbury Paper mill in Nova Scotia.

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Collins, King Announce Maine's 2015 Senate Youth Program Delegates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today congratulated Muna Mohamed of Lewiston and Andrew Sandweiss of Bangor on their selection as Maine’s delegates to the 53rd Annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP). Muna and Andrew will join 102 other students from across the country in spending a week in the nation’s capital where they will have an opportunity to study the American political process first-hand.

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Collins, Donnelly, Murkowski, Manchin: 40 Hours Is Full Time

Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Donnelly (D–IN) along with Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced the reintroduction of the bipartisan Forty Hours is Full Time Act, S. 30, which would change the definition of a “full-time employee” under the Affordable Care Act to someone who works an average of 40 hours per week.

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“Ensuring Healthy Choices For Nation’s WIC Program”

I grew up in Aroostook County, which has been called the “Potato Capital of America.”  One of my first jobs as a teenager was picking potatoes.  Mainers are proud of our potato industry, which has made major contributions to nutrition as well as to the economy of the County and our state for more than two centuries. 

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“Wreaths Across America”

In this season of giving, our thoughts turn to those who have given us the most precious gift of all: our freedom.  We Mainers can be proud that an inspiring and generous expression of America’s gratitude began right here in our state.

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Senator Collins' Statement On Senate Passage Of Federal Funding Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Ranking Member of the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, released this statement after voting to support passage of the 2015 Omnibus Federal Appropriations bill to fund the government through September 30, 2015.

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Collins, King Hail Passage Of National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the strong support of U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins, the Senate today passed the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes more than $3 billion for the U.S. Navy destroyer programs, including $2.66 billion for two Arleigh Burke-class DDG-51 destroyers, one of which will be built at Bath Iron Works, and $419 million for construction of the DDG-1000 Zumwalt-class destroyers, among many other provisions important to Maine.

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