Articles by Susan Collins
By Susan Collins on Aug. 05, 2013, at 1:39 p.m.
The American Society of Civil Engineers recently issued a report card giving Maine’s transportation infrastructure a grade of C-minus. The poor condition of our state’s roads and bridges ends up costing Maine drivers, on average, an extra $299 a year in car repairs. As this report card concluded, “the health, …
By Susan Collins on June 19, 2013, at 1:22 p.m.
Just last month, William Kayatta of Cape Elizabeth was formally sworn in as a U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals judge. During the investiture ceremony, Bill acknowledged that it was the result of my tireless advocacy, over more than a year, that he was able to overcome political obstacles to …
By Susan Collins on Feb. 19, 2013, at 4:47 p.m.
It was with considerable disappointment that I read the wildly inaccurate OpEd by Fred Hill in the BDN on Feb. 19 criticizing my position on the confirmation of Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary. That he launched this assault without any attention whatsoever to my actual statement explaining my position …
By Susan Collins on Jan. 10, 2012, at 6:14 p.m.
Creative Digital Imaging is a Bangor business that creates and delivers time-sensitive materials for medical providers, such as appointment notices and billing statements for hospitals throughout the country. It is one of the largest mailers north of Portland and provides well over $150,000 in business every week to the U.S. …
By Susan Collins on Jan. 16, 2011, at 9:08 a.m.
Too few want to achieve real solutions; too many would rather draw sharp distinctions.
By Susan Collins on Sept. 26, 2008, at 9:07 p.m.
Our nation is facing two crises — high energy costs and deteriorating credit markets — both of which require congressional action. Congress should not be rushing to adjourn without carefully considering and passing legislation to address each crisis.