Collins, King Announce Nearly $600,000 National Science Foundation Grant for Bowdoin

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King have announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $597,805 grant to Bowdoin College.  The grant is a continuing award for a research project titled, “RUI: Cell Wall Associated Kinases As Pectin Receptors.”  Bowdoin has just received $298,558 from the NSF, with the balance of the $597,805 total to follow upon renewal of the grant.

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Sens. Collins, McCaskill Lead Aging Committee Effort to Seek Release of Imprisoned Seniors Abroad

 U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, were joined by seven other Committee members in urging Secretary of State John Kerry to work with foreign governments to reexamine cases involving at least 30 American seniors, including J. Bryon Martin, a retired pastor from Maine, who have been imprisoned as a result of a drug smuggling scam unveiled by the Committee and U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last month.

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TODAY-Senator Collins to Attend Fishermen’s Forum

U.S. Senator Susan Collins will attend the 41st Annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum today at the Samoset Resort.  The three-day event is expected to draw approximately 3,000 people, including fisherman, scientists, managers, and NOAA officials.

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TODAY-Senator Collins to Participate in Biomedical Innovation Summit

U.S. Senator Susan Collins will deliver remarks and participate in a panel discussion today at the Biomedical Innovation Summit, which will be hosted by the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.  Panelists will discuss some of the promising biomedical research that is currently being conducted by Maine scientists.

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Maine, NH Senators Applaud Shipyard on 5th Consecutive Year of Environmental Achievement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Angus King (I-ME) congratulated the workers at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) on receiving environmental awards for the fifth year in a row. PNSY received two Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Awards for Natural Resources Conservation and Environmental Restoration for fiscal year 2015 on February 22, 2016.

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