Collins, King Announce $200,000 Grant For Climate Research At UMaine

Funding will support study of climate change and effect on bird migration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Maine $201,515 in grant funding to support the study of climate change and its effect on birds’ migratory patterns and food sources.


Senators Collins, King Announce Funding For Maine Center For Business And Economic Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and Angus King announced today that the Maine Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Southern Maine (USM) has been awarded $100,000 from the Economic Development Administration (EDA). This investment funds the fifth year of a five-year Economic Development Program at USM that provides technical assistance and research and development tools to spur innovation and economic growth.


Commitment, Service, And Patriotism

Honoring the 70th Anniversary of World War II

On August 14, 1945, World War II came to an end. The official ceremony aboard the battleship USS Missouri two weeks later was brief, barely 18 minutes long. The low-key nature of the event stood in stark contrast to the unprecedented horror and violence of the preceding years, years in which the fate of civilization itself hung in the balance.


Senate Passes King, Collins National Lobster Day Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins announced that the Senate last night unanimously passed a resolution designating September 25, 2015 as “National Lobster Day.” The Maine Senators introduced the “National Lobster Day” resolution on July 27th to recognize lobster’s prominent place in the culture and economy of the United States.