Maine Delegation Calls for Effective, Evidence-based Measures to Protect Right Whales and Maine Lobstermen

WASHINGTON — Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), and Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) made recommendations to federal fisheries officials late Tuesday for changes to proposed regulations on the Maine lobster industry. The Maine delegation suggested reasonable measures to help reduce right whale fatalities without threatening the safety and livelihoods of thousands of Mainers working in the lobster industry. 

 

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Maine Delegation Calls for Effective, Evidence-based Measures to Protect Right Whales and Maine Lobstermen

WASHINGTON — Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), and Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) made recommendations to federal fisheries officials late Tuesday for changes to proposed regulations on the Maine lobster industry. The Maine delegation suggested reasonable measures to help reduce right whale fatalities without threatening the safety and livelihoods of thousands of Mainers working in the lobster industry. 

 

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Collins, Cardin Applaud the Passage of Resolution to Recognize Direct Support Professionals in Health Care

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced a resolution this week designating September 8 through September 14 as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week to recognize the contribution of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to the nation’s health care system.  Senator Angus King (I-ME) cosponsored the legislation.

 

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