Washington, D.C. – Today, the Department of Justice issued a new Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) regulation that includes provisions for which U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) have long fought for on behalf of servicemembers and veterans. The Senators have led a consistent, bipartisan effort to ensure that the new rule will allow Department of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities to participate in prescription drug take-back programs that help combat misuse or abuse of prescription drugs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King this evening attended the “Taste of Maine” reception hosted by the Maine State Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. The event, held in the historic Kennedy Caucus Room, attracted several Senators from other states including New York, Hawaii, Montana, Indiana, and Tennessee, as well Mainers living in Washington.
Some of the items served tonight included Maine's world-famous products, like lobster, blueberries, potatoes, wine, beer and spirits, chocolates, and the original Whoopie Pie.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Susan Collins will be featured in an upcoming documentary on women in politics to air nationally on PBS. The documentary titled, “MAKERS: Women in Politics,” is produced by Rory Kennedy and produced and directed by Grace Lee.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, today issued the following statement regarding reports that the terrorist organization ISIS has beheaded American journalist Steven Sotloff:
WASHINGTON, D.C.—In an effort to help millions of Americans who are living with Type 1 diabetes, and who rely on a continuous glucose monitor to successfully manage the disease, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Jeanne Shaheen, co-chairs of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, today introduced the “Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014.”
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today introduced a bill that would address a serious loophole within the Department of Defense (DOD) acquisition process and support American jobs by requiring DOD to provide initial entry service men and women in the Armed Forces with American-made athletic shoes upon arrival at basic training.
“I have long believed that Americans have the right to know who is contributing to political campaigns, and I share the serious concerns of so many who believe that outside, third party groups, should not be allowed to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money without revealing the names of donors.