Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued this statement on the passing of Galen Cole, a World War II veteran and philanthropist who founded the Cole Land Transportation Museum, created the Walking Sticks for Veterans program, and advocated for those who have served our nation in uniform.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) announced that the Town of Kittery has received $500,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The federal funding will support the renovation and expansion of Rice Public Library.
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Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) and Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Jared Golden (D-ME) wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to raise concerns about proposed tariff increases that would harm Maine’s small businesses and consumers.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a total of $13,121,653 to the City of Bangor; Community Housing of Maine, Inc.; Maine State Housing Authority; Preble Street in Portland; Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); and Through These Doors in Portland. This funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Continuum of Care (CoC) Program.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that nine Maine housing authorities have been awarded a total of $509,826 in Cumberland, Androscoggin, Kennebec, Penobscot, and Aroostook counties. This funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program.
Washington, D.C.—In a bipartisan effort to preserve biodiversity and reap the numerous benefits local flora provide to wildlife, human health, and the environment, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced legislation to promote the use of native plants.
The Native Plant Species Pilot Program Act would encourage the National Park Service (NPS) to increase the use of native plant materials on lands it cares for.