Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) in introducing bipartisan legislation to boost the number of doctors able to work in rural America. The Conrad State 30 & Physician Access Act would allow international doctors to remain in the United States upon completing their residency under the condition that they practice in underserved areas, such as rural communities.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Jack Reed (D-RI), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) in introducing legislation to strengthen and reauthorize the heart of the federal government’s energy efficiency strategy—the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). The Weatherization Enhancement and Local Energy Efficiency Investment and Accountability Act of 2019 would reauthorize the program through 2024.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019, legislation to support the health and wellbeing of family caregivers.
Mary Dysart Hartt, whose parents founded the family-owned business Dysart’s, and Mike Hartt, the former president of Hartt Transportation, told Senator Collins’ Committee about how creating a care plan has helped them navigate the challenges posed by Alzheimer’s
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, and Angus King announced today that the Greater Portland Council of Government (GPCOG) has received $70,000 for a pilot program to increase access to transportation for vulnerable populations in the Portland area.