WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King welcomed an announcement from the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service (USCIS), a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), that the agency is accepting additional H2-B visa applications for immigrant workers with a start date between April 1 and September 30, 2015.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins has announced that Kyle Olehnik, a Rockport native, has been awarded a summer internship in her Washington, D.C. office. Kyle is a 2012 graduate of Camden Hills Regional High School and is the son of Kevin Olehnik.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins has announced that Zoe Atchinson, a Cumberland native, has been awarded a summer internship in her Washington, D.C. office. Zoe is the daughter of Joan and Brian Atchinson.
“Zoe is a terrific student and a hard worker, and I am delighted to welcome her to Washington, D.C.,” said Senator Collins. “It is always an honor to give students the opportunity to become actively involved in the legislative process and to serve the citizens of Maine.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins has announced that Rose Hyland, a Searsmont native, has been awarded a summer internship in her Washington, D.C. office. Rose is a 2012 graduate of Belfast Area High School and the daughter of Mary and Randy Hyland of Searsmont.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that seven Maine airports have been awarded federal grants totaling more than $2 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be used for general improvements and safety enhancements.
Nearly one in four Maine residents—more than 325,000 individuals—receives retirement, survivor, or disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA). Of these beneficiaries, more than 225,000 are seniors over age 65. These individuals are served by eight field offices located throughout our state, where trained staff can help them obtain important documents and navigate through the complexities of the Social Security and Medicare programs so they can apply for, and receive the benefits which they have earned.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following reports that a massive cyber-attack has breached the personal information of approximately 4 million current and former government workers stored at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) introduced the Reinforcing American-Made Products Act. The bill seeks to make it easier for American manufacturers to use the “Made in USA” label without weakening the “Made in USA” standard.
WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), along with Senator Bob Casey (D-Pennsylvania), introduced the Power Efficiency and Resiliency (POWER) Act this afternoon that would increase industrial energy efficiency and independence and help create new skilled jobs. Rep. Tom Reed (R-New York) and Rep. Blumenauer (D-Oregon) have introduced a companion bill in the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON — As the Senate continues to consider changes to the government’s intelligence programs, U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, spoke from the Senate floor this morning in opposition to any action that “substantially weakens a vital tool in our counterterrorism efforts at a time when the terrorist threat has never been higher.”