Bill to Help Americans Save for Retirement Introduced by Senators Collins, Hassan

Washington, D.C. — In an effort to make it easier for Americans to save the money they will need for retirement, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced the Retirement Security Act of 2019 today. Their bipartisan legislation would help small businesses offer retirement plans to their employees and encourage individuals to save more for retirement. 



Senator Collins Joins Effort to Ensure Back Pay for Federal Contractors

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined an effort to secure back pay for the federal contractor employees who went without pay during the recent government shutdown.  The Fair Compensation for Low-Wage Contractor Employees Act aims to help low-wage federal contractor employees who were furloughed or forced to accept reduced work hours as a result of the recent government shutdown.



Legislation to Address Doctor Shortages and Train Next Generation of Physicians Introduced by Senators Collins, Tester

Washington, D.C. - In response to the severe shortage of physicians that has reached crisis levels in a growing number of communities across the United States, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced the Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act.  Their bipartisan bill would address this issue by bolstering the successful Teaching Health Centers Graduate Medical Education Program, which trains physicians in underserved, community-based settings.