To Address Tariff Impacts on Lobsters, Maine Delegation Urges Government Promotional Support

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Jared Golden (D-Maine) sent a letter urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to include significant funding for Maine’s lobster industry as the Department finalizes their aid package for agricultural producers affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs.

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Collins, Menendez, Feinstein Lead Bipartisan Resolution Congratulating U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team on Historic Victory

Washington, D.C. – As the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) was being cheered by thousands of fans at the ticker tape parade in New York City, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) led their colleagues in introducing a bipartisan resolution congratulating the team for winning the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The resolution also highlights the Senate’s solidarity with the team as they fight for equal pay.

 

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Senator Collins: DOJ Should Defend ACA, Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C.— As the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit hears oral arguments on a case that could determine the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Health Committee, again urged the Department of Justice (DOJ) to defend critical consumer protections for pre-existing conditions and reconsider its position of urging the court to strike down the entire ACA. 

 

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Senator Collins Joins Bipartisan Effort to Honor Fallen Journalists

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined a bipartisan group of Senators in cosponsoring legislation introduced by Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Rob Portman (R-OH) to establish a new memorial to honor fallen journalists.  The privately funded memorial would be constructed on federal lands within Washington, D.C., to honor journalists, photographers, and broadcasters who have been killed in the line of duty.

 

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