WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following their leadership and advocacy on the Senate Appropriations and Armed Services Committees, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Angus King (I-ME) announced today that the U.S. Navy plans to provide funding for two critical projects at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY). The funding includes $25.7 million to conduct critical repairs and improvements to dry dock #3, as well as $7.2 million for engineering and design work related to the construction of a super flood basin for dry dock #1.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the City of Lewiston has been awarded a $42,654 grant through Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. The funding can be used to support officer training, technology upgrades, and the purchase of new law enforcement equipment.
Washington, D.C.—Following the strong advocacy byU.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, the U.S.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Angus King announced that the Aroostook Band of Micmacs will receive a $600,000 grant award through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Indian Housing Block Grant Program.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that three Maine organizations will receive a total of $1,695,084 over three years to support legal services for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The organizations receiving funding will serve individuals living in Oxford, Franklin, Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Aroostook Counties.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin released the following statement today in response to a decision by the European Union’s (EU) Scientific Forum on Invasive Alien Species to open up a broader review of Sweden’s request to declare American lobster as an invasive species and ban all imports of live lobster into the EU:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has awarded a total of $2,250,000 in grant funding to several Maine health coalitions to prevent youth substance abuse and foster drug-free communities in Maine. Of that funding, $375,000 will be allocated for three new grant awards while the remaining funding will be allocated to seven projects in the state that have previously received funding from ONDCP.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the Bucksport Fire and Ambulance Department will receive a $25,000 federal grant through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. The funding will be used to help purchase a cardiac monitor, pagers, tablets and monitoring equipment.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA) in Augusta will receive $147,891 in grant funding through the State Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Coalitions Program.