Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. (ACAP) was pleased to host Senator Susan Collins at ACAP Early Care and Education Center, Gouldville, on Tuesday, March 22. In addition to touring the building and learning more about the programs that are provided there, Senator Collins read to a classroom of excited children ages 3-4, and visited with toddlers in another room.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and former Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement today on the terrorist attack in Brussels, Belgium:
"The United States stands firmly with the government and the people of Belgium in the face of this horrific act of terrorism.
PRESQUE ISLE, ME—U.S. Senator Susan Collins will visit ACAP Early Care and Education Center in Presque Isle tomorrow to read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault to children enrolled in the Head Start program, tour the facility, and meet with staff.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representative Bruce Poliquin sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in support for the recently filed Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) petition to assist the more than 200 workers at Madison Paper Industries who are being displaced in large measure to increased foreign competition.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced that they have introduced a bipartisan resolution to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts’ Gold Award, the highest award the organization bestows which recognizes excellence and leadership for girls.
At the height of a terrible winter storm in Aroostook County in January 2014, veteran Peter Miesburger suffered a broken hip that required emergency surgery. Prior to the implementation of a pilot program known as Access Received Closer to Home (ARCH), his injury would have necessitated an eight hour, 500-mile roundtrip drive to the Togus VA Medical Center in Augusta. Instead of enduring this painful and bumpy ride, he was able to receive care at his local hospital, Cary Medical Center in Caribou, through the ARCH program and successfully recuperate closer to his family and friends.
Interim CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, Ronald Tilles, to Appear
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Aging Committee Chairman Susan Collins and Ranking Member Claire McCaskill will hold a hearing TOMORROW, Thursday, March 17, titled: Sudden Price Spikes in Decades-Old Rx Drugs: Inside the Monopoly Business Model. It is the second hearing in their ongoing bipartisan investigation.
“Judge Garland is a capable and accomplished jurist. The White House has requested that I meet with him, and I look forward to doing so, as has been my practice with all Supreme Court nominees.”
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins released the following statement on the nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court: