Senator Collins Cosponsors Bill to Require Presidential Campaigns to Report Foreign Contacts

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), a member of the Intelligence Committee, announced today that she signed on as a cosponsor to the Foreign Influence Reporting in Elections (FIRE) Act, legislation introduced by Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) that would require presidential campaigns to report attempts at foreign elections influence to the appropriate federal authorities at the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  

 

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Bill to Help Retired Government Laboratory Animals Find Loving Homes Introduced by Bipartisan Group of Senators

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Gary Peters (D-MI), Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced the Animal Freedom from Testing, Experimentation and Research (AFTER) Act.  The bipartisan bill would direct all federal agencies to develop and maintain a policy allowing for the adoption or retirement of dogs, cats, primates, rabbits, and other regulated animals no longer needed for research in federal labs. 

 

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Bill to Help Retired Government Laboratory Animals Find Loving Homes Introduced by Bipartisan Group of Senators

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Gary Peters (D-MI), Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced the Animal Freedom from Testing, Experimentation and Research (AFTER) Act.  The bipartisan bill would direct all federal agencies to develop and maintain a policy allowing for the adoption or retirement of dogs, cats, primates, rabbits, and other regulated animals no longer needed for research in federal labs. 

 

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Senator Collins Announces More Than $2.5 Million for 6 Maine Airports

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that six Maine airports have been awarded a total of $2,520,784.

 

“In a large state like Maine, local airports are an important transportation option that help promote job creation, economic development, and access to emergency services in rural communities,” said Senator Collins.  “This funding will allow local airports improve their infrastructure to enhance their safety and efficiency for Mainers and visitors to our state.”

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Collins, Toomey, Feinstein Renew Bipartisan Effort to Repeal Ethanol Mandate

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Pat Toomey (R-PA), and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) are working together to end an egregious form of corporate welfare that hurts the environment and drives up the cost of everything from gasoline to groceries.

 

The Restore Environmental Sustainability to Our Renewable Energy (RESTORE) Act abolishes the corn ethanol mandate in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

 

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