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Susan Collins' Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
July 30, 2014 Boxer, Collins Introduce Legislation to Improve Training for Military Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners
May 7, 2014 Shaheen, Collins Introduce Bill to Expand Access to National Parks for Disabled Veterans
March 6, 2014 Military Justice Improvement Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel - Ensure Appropriate Army National Guard End Strength
Dec. 20, 2013 Senate Passes the Fiscal Year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act with Important Provisions for Maine
Dec. 20, 2013 Sens. Warner, Collins, Kaine, & Grassley Legislation to Protect Military Whistleblowers Passes Congress
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013--Continued
Dec. 6, 2013 Senators Collins and King Announce Maine Nominees to the United States Military Service Academies
Dec. 6, 2013 E-Newsletter: December 6, 2013
Nov. 21, 2013 Sens. Warner, Collins, Kaine & Grassley Introduce Legislation to Protect Military Whistleblowers
Nov. 19, 2013 Mikulski, Collins Lead Bipartisan Group of Senate Women Speaking on Senate Floor Against Sexual Assault in the Military
Nov. 19, 2013 Sexual Assault in the Military
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. 1, 2013 Senator Collins Statement on Pay Our Military Act
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Bipartisan Group of Senators Urges AG Holder to Establish Drug Take-Back Programs for DoD And VA
Sept. 12, 2013 Senator Collins Introduces New Bill to Support Victims of Fort Hood Shooting
Aug. 6, 2013 Collins, King Statement on Defense Department's Plan to Reduce Furlough Days for Civilian Employees
Aug. 1, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill Protecting 50,000 Military Technicians from Furloughs
July 18, 2013 US News and World Report - Ending a Culture of Willful Denial
July 18, 2013 U.S. News & World Report - Ending a Culture of Willful Denial
July 16, 2013 Rand Paul and Ted Cruz Join Gillibrand, Boxer, Grassley Effort to Create Independent, Non-Biased Military Justice System for Victims of Sexual Assault When Defense Bill Comes to Senate Floor This Month
June 4, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 4, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create Prescription Drug Take-Back System for Vets
May 23, 2013 Senator Blunt Joins Colleagues In Co-Sponsoring Comprehensive Bill To Stop Military Sexual Assaults
May 23, 2013 McCaskill, Collins, Turner, Tsongas Unveil Comprehensive Legislation to Address Sexual Assaults in Military
May 20, 2013 Collins, McCaskill, Tsongas, Turner Introduce USCG STRONG Act
May 16, 2013 Gillibrand, Collins, Boxer, Johanns, Benishek, Gabbard, Begich, Blumenthal, Coons, Franken, Hirono, Mikulski, Pryor, Schatz, Shaheen, Rockefeller, Feinstein, Hanna, Sinema, Joined by Service Members Victimized by Sexual Assault in Announcing Bicameral Legislation Reforming Military Justice System
May 14, 2013 Senators Collins, King React to Defense Department's Decision on Furloughs
March 19, 2013 Shaheen, Collins, Ayotte, King Statement on Defense Department Furlough Notices
March 18, 2013 Coast Guard Commits to Aligning Policies with STRONG Act
March 12, 2013 Senator Collins' Statement on CyberWarrior Medal
Feb. 28, 2013 DOD Appropriations
Feb. 26, 2013 Syria - Nomination of Senator Hagel for Secretary of Defense
Feb. 20, 2013 Letter to President Obama, Collins, King Call on President and Congress to Reach Agreement to Avert Sequester, Reduce Debt
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Admiral Papp - STRONG Act Implementation
Feb. 13, 2013 Executive Session - Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense
Feb. 13, 2013 Senator Collins Discusses Sexual Assault Prevention and Response with Vice Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff
Dec. 10, 2012 "Defense Bill Benefits America's Military and Maine's Economy"
Nov. 29, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Continued
Sept. 26, 2012 Senator Collins Welcomes New Military Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts, But Says More Must Be Done
Aug. 3, 2012 Senate Approves Bill to Extend Military Employment Protections to Homecoming TSA Officers
June 6, 2012 Collins' Statement on the 68th Anniversary of D-Day
June 1, 2012 "Combating Sexual Assault in the Military"
May 24, 2012 Senator Collins' Amendment Will Identify Successes and Challenges in Warrior Transition Programs
May 10, 2012 Senator Collins Announces Visit of Israeli Defense Officials to Maine Military Authority
Dec. 17, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Dec. 14, 2011 Bipartisan Group of Senators Agree: Extend Military Employment Protections
Dec. 8, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
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