Senator Collins Delivers Remarks on Health Care, Announces Decision on Governor’s Race at Pen Bay Chamber Breakfast

Rockport, ME—U.S. Senator Susan Collins was the featured speaker this morning at the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Quarterly Business Breakfast.  Approximately 225 members of the business community attended the event in Rockport.  With a membership of more than 800 businesses, Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce is the third largest Chamber of Commerce in Maine.

 

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Senators Collins, Shaheen’s Bipartisan Legislation to Establish National Diabetes Commission Heads to President’s Desk

Washington, D.C. - The National Clinical Care Commission Act recently passed Congress unanimously and will now head to the President’s desk to be signed into law. The bipartisan legislation was authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), co-chairs of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, to establish a national commission of health care experts to advance diabetes care and prevention.

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Collins, King Announce Nearly $2 Million in Grant Funding for Saint Joseph’s College

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration has awarded Saint Joseph’s College in Standish a $1,987,512 grant for the college’s Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation. The project, which is anticipated to create approximately 88 jobs, will foster collaboration between the public and private sectors to support local farms, food, and beverage producers and bolster the production-to-consumption value chain in southern Maine.

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Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $2.7 Million for Maine Veterans’ Homes in Bangor

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins, a member of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Subcommittee, and Angus King announced today that the State of Maine will receive up to $2,705,671.57 for a renovation and expansion project currently underway at the Maine Veterans’ Home facility in Bangor. The funding was awarded through the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) State Home Construction Grant Program.

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Senators Collins, King Announce Nearly $2.1 Million for Preble Street in Portland

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, and Angus King announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $2,099,469 to Preble Street, an organization that serves individuals, including veterans, who face homelessness, housing issues, hunger, and poverty.

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