MONHEGAN — United States Senators Susan Collins and Angus King participated in the Quadricentennial celebration on Monhegan Island Tuesday, recognizing the 1614 settlement of Monhegan Plantation that began when Captain John Smith landed on the island. “Captain Smith once wrote that it would take ‘the best… Read More
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—As Americans live longer, they are growing increasingly concerned that they may not have sufficient savings to maintain their standard of living in retirement. The fact is, more and more retirees are reliant on their own savings and investments to help them enjoy what should be… Read More
    Unemployment insurance is critical to those who lost their jobs through no fault of their own and are diligently searching for work but are unable to find it. That is why I recently voted to proceed to debate a bill that would extend federal emergency unemployment compensation… Read More
    Far too many individuals know the frustration of picking up prescription medication from the pharmacy and being left confused by the written information that is attached to or enclosed in the medication’s paper bag. This information can be unclear, difficult to understand, and in a print size that… Read More
    Stockton Springs– As America honors all our nation’s heroes in the armed services, with the help of U.S. Senator Susan Collins, one special ceremony in Stockton Springs on Saturday paid special tribute to a hero killed during World War II. In January 1943,… Read More
    From life-saving medicines to electronics and building materials, chemistry has produced countless beneficial innovations. At the same time, the unanticipated effects of some chemicals in everything from fabrics to food can be a hazard to both people and the environment. I have cosponsored the first bipartisan legislation… Read More
    Nine years ago, I participated in a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the tragic issue of sexual assault in the military. At a time when American women were risking their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan, I asked the military leaders who testified two fundamental questions. What does… Read More
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) may be the most powerful, and feared, federal agency in Washington. It is absolutely essential that it always remain above politics, yet we discovered recently that the IRS is failing in this mission. I am appalled by the abuses of power at… Read More
    By Senator Susan Collins February 15, 2013 The horrific tragedy that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut, last December filled the hearts of all Americans with sorrow. It also brought to the forefront several crucial issues we must address to better understand and prevent the multiple causes… Read More
    WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Senator Susan Collins today called for immediate action to avoid the automatic, across-the-board federal budget cuts that are scheduled to take place on March 1st. During an Appropriations Committee hearing today focused on the impact of sequestration, Senator Collins said she has serious concerns… Read More
    WASHINGTON, DC- U.S. Senators Joe Lieberman (ID-CT), John McCain (R-AZ), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), have sent a letter to Vice President Joseph Biden urging that when he submits the conclusions of his task force on gun violence to the President and Congress in January, he… Read More