Washington, D.C. – In a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Jerry Moran (R-KS), and John McCain (R-AZ) were joined by 39 of their colleagues in raising serious concerns about the implementation of the Veterans Choice Card program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee today during a hearing regarding human trafficking in the United States.
As I travel throughout Maine, I am consistently impressed by the energy, imagination, and commitment of our small business community. From technology to the arts, Maine entrepreneurs are strengthening our economy and creating good jobs for the people of our State.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) pressed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide relief to towns in Washington County that have been hit by successive snowstorms this winter.
WASHINGTON, DC—This year, 5.2 million Americans, including 37,000 in Maine, will suffer from the devastating emotional and economic toll caused by Alzheimer’s disease. According to a recent report of the Alzheimer’s Association, unless the current trajectory changes, that number will increase to 13.5 million in 2050.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, today voted in favor of Dr. Ash Carter’s nomination to be Secretary of Defense. Following the vote, Senator Collins released this statement:
“I’m proud to support Dr. Ash Carter’s nomination for Secretary of Defense. Dr. Carter and I had a productive meeting last month where we discussed many important issues facing our nation. I have known Dr. Carter for several years and think very highly of him and his qualifications for this important position.
In late 2012, a Maine jury found an Androscoggin County woman guilty of stealing from her own mother. The details leading up to this conviction were very troubling: This woman sold her mother’s home and moved her into a camper located in her backyard. As if that were not bad enough, the daughter and her boyfriend went on to deplete her mother’s life savings over the course of two years, leaving her penniless as well as homeless.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced today that Kevin Kelley, Communications Director and a member of Senator Collins’ team for 10 years, is leaving for a new opportunity with Pew Charitable Trusts.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced today that the Air Force Chief of Staff, General Mark A. Welsh III, will visit the Maine Air National Guard’s 101st Air Refueling Wing in Bangor on February 18, 2015. The General will tour the Air Wing’s facilities and meet with members of the local community.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) reintroduced legislation today that would prevent discrimination against LGBT citizens during the federal jury selection process. The Jury ACCESS (Access for Capable Citizens and Equality in Service Selection) Act would amend federal statute to prohibit the practice of striking jurors in federal courts on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.