Comments for: Collins, King co-sponsor new effort to fund Violence Against Women Act

Posted Jan. 23, 2013, at 7:51 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s two U.S. senators, Republican Susan Collins and independent Angus King, have signed on as co-sponsors of legislation to replenish funding for the Violence Against Women Act. The act, first passed in 1994 and reauthorized in 2000 and 2005, expired in September 2011. It aims to strengthen …

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