Collins, Leahy Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Combat Youth Homelessness And Trafficking

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) reintroduced their bipartisan bill to curb youth homelessness and support young victims of trafficking.  The Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (RHYTPA), which is also cosponsored by Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), would reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act programs and continue authority for grants to communities across the nation to prevent and respond to youth and young adult homelessness.



Collins, King Applaud $8.8 Million Investment in Bath Wastewater System

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that The City of Bath will receive a $2,300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, as well as a $6,500,000 Water and Waste Disposal Direct Loan. The City of Bath will use the funds to improve the wastewater management system, and to begin a series of immediate upgrades.


Senators Collins, Gillibrand Lead Letter Requesting Update on Administration’s Efforts to Combat Boko Haram

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) led a bipartisan letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis requesting an update on their efforts to counter Boko Haram.  Their letter was also signed by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).