Maine Delegation Announces More Than $20 Million for Maine Fishing Industry

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden announced today that Maine lobstermen, fishermen, and other Mainers working in the seafood supply chain will receive a total of $20,166,476.  The funding represents the fifth-highest amount being awarded among 31 recipients.

 

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Collins, King Join Bipartisan Push to Provide Aid to Maine’s Seafood Industry

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Angus King (I-Maine) joined a bipartisan group of 25 Senators in pushing for more federal assistance to America’s fishermen and seafood processors, who have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. In their letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the senators request that upcoming coronavirus relief legislation include new funding and provisions to support fisheries around the nation.

 

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Senator Collins Announces More Than $4.3 Million to Support Affordable Housing Efforts in Maine Amid Coronavirus

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that Maine has received a total of $4,339,566 in the second installment of funding to support affordable housing, reduce homelessness, and bolster COVID-19 prevention and response efforts throughout the state.  This funding was awarded by the U.S.

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Collins, Van Hollen Lead Bipartisan Call for Hazard Pay, Increased Safety Measures for Federal Employees and Contractors

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) led a bipartisan letter that was signed by 17 of their colleagues—including Senator Angus King (I-ME)—in urging the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to take immediate steps to support federal employees and contractors during the COVID-19 crisis.

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