Washington, D.C. — Last week, the Department of Labor announced a rule to expand the ability of small businesses to offer retirement savings plans to their employees. U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH)—who introduced legislation earlier this year that further helps Americans save for retirement—issued the following statement in response:
Bangor, ME—In response to the brutal attacks in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy, U.S. Senator Susan Collins released the following statement:
“These brutal attacks, the third mass shooting in a week, are horrific. I am grateful to the brave first responders in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy who quickly stopped the perpetrators of these vicious, hateful acts.
“Early reports suggest that the El Paso shooter was motivated by bigotry and a hateful white supremacist ideology. This evil is a threat to the fabric of our society.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) introduced the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Support Act, legislation that would support businesses that want to invest in energy efficiency technology, help diversify energy options for rural industries, and maximize Maine’s natural resources. The CHP Support Act reauthorizes and funds the CHP Technical Assistance Partnerships (TAP) program for the next five years – a program that has helped multiple Maine businesses install energy-efficient CHP equipment and save on energy costs.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued this statement following the announcement by the Administration that it is has released a new proposal to safely import certain lower cost prescription drugs from Canada:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced bipartisan legislation to protect the impartiality and independence of the nation’s administrative law judges. The ALJ Competitive Service Restoration Act ensures that these judges are selected for their qualifications and competence.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) introduced the Super Pollutants Act of 2019, a bipartisan climate bill that aims to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs). The legislation would reduce SLCPs in the atmosphere by enabling federal agencies to set up a taskforce with businesses and non-profits to speed the adoption of SLCP-reducing technologies and policies, while supporting American-led innovations and calling for emission reductions. U.S.