WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that Pine Tree Legal Assistance in Portland will receive $800,000 in funding through the Legal Assistance for Victims Grant (LAV) Program.
On August 18, Chris Stover of Windham was enjoying a picnic lunch with his family at Sebago Lake State Park when he was stung by a bee. With a potentially fatal allergy to such stings, he fell to the ground and began to lose consciousness.
BANGOR, ME—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the Bangor Community Connector Public Transit System will receive $1,441,600 in grant funding through the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Buses and Bus Facilities Grants Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women has awarded $91,641 in grant funding to the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that two agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have awarded grant funding totaling $605,230 to the State of Maine to help fight the heroin and opioid abuse epidemic. Maine will receive $371,616 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and $233,614 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to strengthen drug abuse prevention efforts and better track fatal and nonfatal opioid-involved overdoses in Maine.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that Safe Voices, a Maine organization dedicated to supporting and empowering those affected by domestic violence, has been awarded a three-year, $737,447 grant through the Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) will receive $5,350,000 through the Department of Energy to enhance the performance of its tidal turbine system. ORPC was one of 10 organizations across the country to receive funding to support the development of a commercially viable marine and hydrokinetic industry.
A few weeks ago, Westbrook resident Cathy Wiles called my Portland Constituent Service Center to alert me to a new Social Security Administration (SSA) policy that could have prevented seniors from accessing their online “my Social Security” accounts. The change, which was scheduled to take effect on August 1st, would have made text messaging the only means of verifying individuals’ identities and guaranteeing access to their accounts online.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Angus King announced today that Casco Bay Lines will receive $2,560,000 to help fund Phase II of the Casco Bay Ferry Terminal Renovation. The funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Passenger Ferry Grant Program.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) announcement today of a proposed rule that would equip large commercial vehicles with devices that limit their speeds and require those devices be set to a maximum speed.