Funding Secured by Senator Collins for Veterans, Military Caregivers Signed into Law

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee and the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2020 MilCon-VA funding bill has been signed into law.  This legislation includes provisions she championed to improve rural veterans’ access to health care, support veteran caregivers, and decrease veteran homelessness.

 

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Legislation to Protect Endangered Animals Signed into Law

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) announced that the Rescuing Animals With Rewards (RAWR) Act has been signed into law.  This bipartisan bill will help protect endangered animals by combatting wildlife trafficking and poaching. Specifically, the RAWR Act authorizes the State Department to offer financial rewards for information that leads to the disruption of wildlife trafficking networks.  The RAWR Act was included as part of the final appropriations packages.

 

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$2.8 Billion Secured by Senator Collins to Support Homelessness Prevention Programs Signed into Law

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill has been signed into law.  This bipartisan bill includes more than $2.8 billion to help communities design and implement local solutions to end homelessness. 

 

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Funding Secured by Senator Collins to Improve Maine’s Transportation & Housing Signed into Law

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill was signed into law last night.  This legislation will make critical improvements to Maine’s transportation infrastructure, promote economic development, and provide housing assistance for the most vulnerable populations. 

 

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