Senator Collins Statement Following Announcement Of Clean Power Plan

     WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a briefing on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) from White House officials on Sunday and President Obama’s introduction of the regulations today, Senator Collins released the following statement:
 
      “The plan issued by President Obama today appears to be more flexible than was originally proposed, providing states with more time to submit plans and to achieve compliance with the requirements to reduce their carbon pollution from power plants.
 

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Running For A Cause

It is always a pleasure to welcome Mainers when they visit Washington, DC. Recently, it was an honor to welcome Moninda Marube, a relatively new resident of our State, to our nation’s capital during his amazing 3,700-mile run from Auburn, Maine, to Santa Barbara, California, to raise awareness of the evils of human trafficking.

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Senators Collins, Coons Introduce Bill To Aid Women And Children In Developing Nations

     WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Chris Coons (D-DE) today introduced the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015 to strengthen U.S. government efforts to end preventable deaths of mothers, newborns, and young children in developing nations around the world.  Both Senators Collins and Coons spoke from the Senate floor today urging their colleagues to join them in supporting this legislation.
 

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Collins, King Welcome Maine Girls Nation Delegates To Washington

    

     WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today welcomed Maine Girls Nation delegates Elise Dumont of Newcastle and Salma Mohamed of Auburn to Washington. The American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation Program welcomes two representatives from each state who travel to Washington where the young leaders learn about the structure and function of the federal government.

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Collins, King Announce Over $1.1 Million In Funding For Hazardous Material Training

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will award the National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education (PETE) in South Portland $1,151,074 through the Hazardous Waste Worker Health and Safety Training Program. The funding will support National PETE’s Community College Consortium for Health and Safety Training Program.

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