Release: Sens. Collins, Blumenthal Ensure Servicemembers And Veterans Have Access To Program To Combat Suicide

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.

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A Taste Of Maine

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.

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Collins, King Introduce Bill To Support Domestic Footwear Manufacturing

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.

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SENATOR COLLINS’ STATEMENT ON DISCLOSE ACT VOTE

“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.

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