Senate Intel Releases Bipartisan Report on Obama Administration’s Response to Russian Election Interference

Washington, D.C. – The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on which U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) serve, today released the third volume in the Committee’s bipartisan investigation into Russian election interference, “U.S. Government Response to Russian Activities.” The report examines the Obama Administration’s reaction to initial reports of election interference and the steps officials took or did not take to deter Russia’s activities.


Senator Collins Joins Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins recently joined the Climate Solutions Caucus along with three other Senators.  The caucus brings together an equal number of Republicans and Democrats to craft and advance bipartisan solutions to address our changing climate.



Senators Collins and King Announce $750,000 to Help Mainers with Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) announced today that the Maine Department of Corrections has been awarded $750,000 to support individuals in the criminal justice system who have mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use issues.  The funding, which was awarded through the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program, is intended to increase collaboration between law enforcement and treatment services.



Senator Collins’ Statement on Vote on Witnesses and Documents

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued the following statement on the next stage of the impeachment trial process:


“We have heard the cases argued and the questions answered.  In keeping with the model used for the impeachment trial of President Clinton, at this point, Senators are able to make an informed judgment about what is in dispute and what is important to the underlying issues.



Senators Collins, King Announce More than $1.6 Million for Maine Head Start Programs

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that Midcoast Maine Community Action Program and Aroostook Micmac Council have received a total of $1,657,710 for their Head Start programs.


“Head Start programs are instrumental in ensuring that children cultivate new skills and receive educational opportunities that prepare them for a lifetime of success,” said Senators Collins and King in a joint statement.  “We welcome this important investment in Maine families.”