WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is awarding a total of $ 2,570,600 in grant funding to the University of Maine to lead the creation of a highly-competitive University Transportation Center (UTC). The UTC agreement will provide up to $14.2 million over five years for the UMaine-led coalition of six New England universities. Senator Collins is the Chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, and U.S.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, joined a bipartisan group of Senators in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requesting an update on hurricane preparation efforts, specifically for older Americans and those with disabilities. The letter was also signed by Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Bob Casey (D-PA).
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PORTLAND, Maine – This morning, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin hosted a meeting between top U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) officials and members of the Maine Lobster Dealers’ Association (MLDA) to discuss the impact of federal trade policies on the state’s lobster industry.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works an $87,218,473 sole source contract. The funding will be used to continue Integrated Planning Yard services for Arleigh Burke-class and Oliver Hazard Perry-class ships.
Washington, D.C. – U.S.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) sent a letter to President Donald Trump expressing their concern regarding the decision to eliminate the White House Cybersecurity Coordinator position in the National Security Council. Senators Collins and Heinrich are both members of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Patty Murray (D-WA) applauded the passage of the VA MISSION Act, which creates a new Veteran Community Care Program to streamline the delivery of health care and help veterans access care closer to home.
Washington, D.C. – The Senior $afe Act, a bipartisan bill authored by U.S.
Washington, D.C.— The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Bob Casey, the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Aging Committee, designating the month of May as “Older Americans Month.” The resolution recognizes the success of older Americans and the important role they have in our society.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) joined a group of 61 senators in a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai, supporting the advancement and the accessibility of broadband services in rural communities.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued this statement following her vote today in favor of restoring the FCC’s net neutrality rules, which passed the Senate by a vote of 52-47.
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement after the Committee’s bipartisan vote of 10-5 to favorably report the nomination of Gina Haspel to be CIA Director. Ms. Haspel’s nomination will now be considered by the full Senate.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) joined a bipartisan group of 30 U.S. Senators in urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to increase the funding cap for a program aimed at improving the quality of health care available to patients in rural areas.