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Susan Collins' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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. 11, 2014 Sens. Collins, King Announce More Than $4.7 Million in Grant Funds to Help End Veterans' Homelessness
Aug. 1, 2014 Cardin, Collins Lead Senate Recognition of Direct Support Professionals
July 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Special Committee - Admitted or Not? The Impact of Medicare Observation Status on Seniors
July 30, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 29, 2014 Senator Collins' Statement on Confirmation of Bob McDonald as VA Secretary
July 28, 2014 Senator Collins Lauds ARCH Extension Included in VA Reform Bill
July 21, 2014 Senator Collins Meets With VA Secretary-Nominee
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - The State of Play: Brain Injuries and Diseases of Aging
June 20, 2014 "Social Security Must Preserve Face-to-Face Services"
June 13, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Initiative to Improve Veterans' Health Care
June 12, 2014 Senator Collins' Advocacy for America's Nurses and Their Patients Earns Her Honor From National Nurses Organization
June 11, 2014 Senator Collins Supports Veterans Health Care Legislation
June 9, 2014 Sens. Collins, King Request Immediate Action to Keep Popular VA Program Running
June 9, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Access Received Closer to Home Program
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 22, 2014 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Senator Collins' Request to Include Fresh, White Potato in WIC Program
May 22, 2014 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Senator Collins' Request to Continue Funding for Veterans' Health Care Program
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
May 20, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 20, 2014 Senate Subcommittee Approves Senator Collins' Request to Continue Funding for Veterans' Health Care Program
May 12, 2014 USA Today - Excluding Potatoes Makes No Sense
May 7, 2014 Maine's Mary Dempsey, Actress Valerie Harper Appear Before Senate Aging Panel
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - The Fight Against Cancer: Challenges, Progress, & Promise
April 1, 2014 Senator Collins Praises Passage of Bipartisan Mental Health Provision
March 31, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Aging - Preventing Medicare Fraud
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Aging - Preventing Medicare Fraud
March 26, 2014 Senate Aging Committee Examines Ways to Prevent Medicare Fraud, Protect American Taxpayers
March 14, 2014 Blog: The Need for Affordable and Safe Child Care
March 13, 2014 Senator Collins Supports Passage of Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization Act
March 10, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Additional Support For Research to Help Fight Alzheimer's
Feb. 7, 2014 Collins, King Announce More Than $1 Million in USDA Grant Funding to Expand Access to Rural Broadband & Invest in Telemedicine Innovation in Maine
Jan. 16, 2014 Senator Collins' Statement Following Passage of Fiscal Year 2014 Federal Funding Bill
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 15, 2014 Senator Collins' Committee to Discuss the Challenges of Providing Care for Holocaust Survivors
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - "Aging in Comfort: Assessing the Special Needs of America's Holocaust Survivors"
Jan. 14, 2014 Sen. Collins Highlights Funding for Alzheimer's Research, Treatment and Caregivers in Federal Funding Bill
Dec. 27, 2013 Senators Collins, King Introduce Legislation to Assist Maine Veterans Who Trained at CFB Gagetown
Dec. 12, 2013 Senate Committee Advances Bill to Renew Special Diabetes Program Funding
Dec. 11, 2013 Sen. Collins' Committee Explores Ways to Improve Rx Drug Info Given to Consumers
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki - Continue the ARCH Program in Caribou
Dec. 6, 2013 E-Newsletter: December 6, 2013
Nov. 22, 2013 "Alzheimer's is an Urgent National Priority"
Nov. 21, 2013 Klobuchar, Collins Call on Congress to Make Fighting Alzheimer's Disease an Urgent National Priority
Nov. 20, 2013 Senators Collins and Klobuchar Call On Congress to Make Fighting Alzheimer's Disease an Urgent National Priority
Nov. 20, 2013 Senate Resolution 303--Declaring that Achieving the Primary Goal of the National Plan to Addres Alzheimer's Disease of the Department of Health and Human Services to Prevent and Effectively Treat Alzheimer's Disease by 2025 is an Urgent National Priorty
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 6, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed
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