Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that Restorative Justice Project in Belfast has been awarded $924,307 through the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Innovations in Community Based Crime Reduction Program (CBCR). The funding will be used to develop and implement a strategic, collaborative, and community-oriented plan to reduce crime.
The Portland family shelter received the second-largest award in the country
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden announced today that the City of Portland Family Shelter, Preble Street Resource Center, and the Jewish Community Alliance received a total of $892,586. The funding was awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP).
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) joined Chris Coons (D-DE), Rob Portman (R-OH), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and Cory Gardner (R-CO), along with U.S. Representatives Ron Kind (D-WI), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Jim Langevin (D-RI), and Don Young (R-AK), in sending a letter urging U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, U.S.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued this statement following reports that Turkey has begun a military offensive in Syria:
“On Monday, I said that President Trump's decision to abandon the Kurds, our major ally in the fight against ISIS, was terribly unwise. Today, we are seeing the consequences of that terrible decision. If the reports of Turkish strikes in Syria are accurate, I fear our allies the Kurds could be slaughtered.”
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Safe Voices of Auburn have been awarded a total of $1,249,486 to support domestic violence and sexual assault prevention programs and protect survivors throughout Maine.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) announced today that the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) has been awarded a five-year, $2,249,810 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to bolster student services in career development. The funding will help students, particularly those who qualify as low-income, earn degrees in computer science and health administration by contributing to a computer lab and health administration learning center.
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Washington, D.C. —Today, the Senate Intelligence Committee, on which U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) serve, released the second volume in the Committee’s bipartisan investigation into Russia’s attempts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that Coastal Enterprises, Inc., (CEI) has been awarded $400,000 to implement the Incubating Child Care Centers in Rural Maine Project, an innovative five-year financing, social enterprise, business development, and workforce initiative. This project seeks to provide capital and technical assistance to start-up child care businesses in Maine’s economically disadvantaged rural counties.