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:
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King introduced legislation today that would extend the Access Received Closer to Home (ARCH) program for an additional five years. Absent congressional action, the pilot program will expire on August 7, 2016.
Washington, D.C. – Responding to the pressing need for enhanced mental health services on college campuses across the country, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) joined with U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) today to introduce bipartisan legislation to improve mental health services on college campuses. The Mental Health on Campus Improvement Act – which was introduced in the House of Representatives by U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King released the following statement today in response to the announcement that Madison Paper Industries mill in Madison will close by the end of May:
“This is devastating news for Madison’s dedicated employees and their families as well as for the Town of Madison and the entire state of Maine. We stand ready to assist any and all affected workers in whatever ways we can,” Senators Collins and King said in a joint statement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King called on the U.S. Department of Commerce to take immediate action to bolster Maine’s forest-based economy in the wake of several mill closures that have left communities in rural Maine in the midst of an economic crisis.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded over $1.2 million dollars to community health centers in Maine to help fight the opioid epidemic. The funding will expand the delivery of substance abuse services, including medication assisted treatment, with a focus on treatment of opioid use disorders.