Collins, King Introduce Resolution To Designate September 25, 2015 As National Lobster Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins joined with five of their Senate colleagues to introduce a resolution that would designate Friday, September 25, 2015 as “National Lobster Day.” Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) also co-sponsored the resolution, which recognizes the historic and economic importance of lobster in the United States.


Senator Collins Welcomes Moninda Marube Of Auburn, ME To Washington D.C.

Marube is an activist currently running 3,700 miles
from Maine to California to raise awareness about human trafficking

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Susan Collins welcomed Auburn, Maine’s Moninda Marube to the U.S. Capitol this morning. Moninda is an anti-human trafficking activist and is currently running across the country to raise awareness about this deplorable crime and to share his personal story.


Strengthening Our Cybersecurity

The information and communications networks we refer to as cyberspace are critical to our economy, national defense, homeland security, and everyday lives. Yet every week, we learn of more threats to our cyber infrastructure. The specter of our adversaries disrupting our telecommunication system, shutting down our electrical power, or freezing our financial markets is not science fiction.


Collins, King Announce $118,838 In Funding For Jackson Laboratory Genetics Course

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded $118,838 to support Jackson Laboratory’s Short Course on Systems Genetics. Held in the fall, the week-long course is designed to accommodate scientists with a wide variety of backgrounds seeking to expand their knowledge of genetics.


Collins, King Welcome Maine Boys Nation Delegates To Washington

     WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today welcomed Maine Boys Nation delegates Peter Spectre of Belfast and Seamus McDonough of Wells to Washington. The American Legion Boys Nation Program selects two representatives from each state to travel to Washington where the young leaders learn about the structure and function of the federal government.


Collins, King Announce $200,000 Grant For Climate Research At UMaine

Funding will support study of climate change and effect on bird migration

     WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Maine $201,515 in grant funding to support the study of climate change and its effect on birds’ migratory patterns and food sources.