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Susan Collins' Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: Susan M. Collins
Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary June 10, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 12/07/1952
Birth Place: Caribou, ME
Home City: Bangor, ME
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Aug. 21, 2014 Sen. Collins' Statement on GAO Finding Administration Acted Unlawfully in Bergdahl Swap
March 18, 2014 Following Review of Navy Yard Shootings, Collins-McCaskill Renew Call for Overhaul of Security Clearance Process
March 11, 2014 Senator Collins' Statement on Feinstein's Remarks on CIA
Dec. 20, 2013 Senator Collins' Statement on DHS IG Report of Behavior at Secret Service
Nov. 19, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Oct. 31, 2013 PBS "Newshour" - Transcript: Sen. Susan Collins Hopes Moderates Will Return to the GOP's 'Shrinking Middle'
Oct. 17, 2013 Senator Collins' Statement on Agreement to End Shutdown, Avoid Default
Oct. 16, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013-- Motion to Proceed--
Oct. 16, 2013 Senators Urge Passage of Bipartisan Plan to Open Government and Avoid Default
Oct. 16, 2013 Time - Women Are the Only Adults Left in Washington
Oct. 15, 2013 Senator Collins' Statement on White House Meeting
Oct. 14, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Continuing Resolution
Oct. 13, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Government Shutdown
Oct. 12, 2013 Senator Collins' Statement on Negotiations to Reach Agreement to Fund Government, Avoid Default
Oct. 9, 2013 Senators Express Support for Senator Collins' Proposed Compromise to End Shutdown
Oct. 9, 2013 Senator Collins Urges Senate Passage of Military Death Benefits Bill
Oct. 7, 2013 Collins, King Statement on Defense Secretary's Announcement Regarding Furloughs
Oct. 7, 2013 Collins, King Statement on PNSY, BIW, Guard Employees Returning to Work
Oct. 5, 2013 Senator Collins Proposes Compromise to End Shutdown
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Aug. 19, 2013 Blog: A Lesson in Democracy
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
May 23, 2013 Portman, Pryor Renew Push to Reduce Red Tape on Job Creators
April 16, 2013 New GAO Report Calls for Improved Reporting of the Effectiveness of Training Programs for Federal Acquisition Personnel
Aug. 1, 2012 Portman, Warner Introduce Legislation to Provide Regulatory Relief
May 23, 2012 Lieberman, Collins Suspect Broader Pattern of Misconduct at Secret Service
May 9, 2012 Senate Passes Bipartisan Whistleblower Protection Bill
April 30, 2012 Senator Collins Pleased IG Looking Into Secret Service
April 22, 2012 ABC "This Week" - Transcript
March 21, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Retooling Government for the 21st Century: The President's Reorganization Plan and Reducing Duplication
Dec. 7, 2011 The "Taxpayers Right to Know Act' Introduced in Both Chambers of Congress Today
Oct. 19, 2011 Committee Approves Bipartisan Whistleblower Protection Bill for Federal Employees
Oct. 6, 2011 Senate & House Leaders Release New GAO Report- Are Federal Agencies Doing Enough to Protect Taxpayer Dollars?
July 28, 2011 Undermanaging IT Purchases DHS
June 29, 2011 Schumer, Alexander, Lieberman, Collins Announce Senate Passage of Bipartisan Deal to Streamline Senate Confirmation Process
June 23, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - "Federal Regulation: A Review of Legislative Proposals"
May 16, 2011 Contracting Oversight Bill Passes Senate
April 13, 2011 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - HSGAC Business Meeting
April 11, 2011 Senators Introduce Legislation to Better Secure Federal Buildings and People Who Visit Them
April 7, 2011 Senator Collins, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Enhance Training for Federal Contracting Professionals
April 6, 2011 Senators Reintroduce Bipartisan Whistleblower Protection Bill
March 30, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 2, 2011 Senators Announce Plan to Examine Duplication and Inefficiencies of Federal Programs
March 1, 2011 Senator Collins: Report on Duplication in Federal Programs Shows Need to Get the Government's House in Order
Feb. 2, 2011 Senator Collins Introduces Federal Workers' Comp Reform
Jan. 18, 2011 Senators Welcome New Regulatory Strategy Plan Hearings on Essential Role of Regulation in a Free Market System
Jan. 18, 2011 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader; John Boehner, Speaker of the House; Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leaders - Bipartisan Seating
Dec. 23, 2010 Senators Applaud President Signing Into Law Bill To Fix Problems At Arlington National Cemetery
Dec. 22, 2010 Senate Confirms Gene Dodaro to Head GAO
Dec. 14, 2010 Bill to Improve Federal Acquisitions Passes Senate
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