Senator Collins Welcomes Cumberland Native To Washington For Summer Internship

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.”
 

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Crucial Face-to-Face Services At The Social Security Administration

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.
 

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Collins, King Introduce ‘Made In USA’ Legislation

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.

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U.S. Senator Collins Introduces The POWER Act

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. 
 

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Senator Collins Speaks From The Senate Floor:

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.”
 

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